Prof Kwashie EKLU-GADEGBEKU is the Head of the Department of Animal Physiology of the Faculty of Science, University of Lomé and professor of Pharmaco-Toxicology. He is the General Director of the Centre Omnithépeutique Africain (African Omnitherapeutic Centre, an institution of high education based on interdisciplinary collaboration between university researchers, physicians, traditional healers, pharmacists, agronomists, religious, lawyers, actors of the health and ecology). Dr K. EKLU-GADEGBEKU earned his PhD in Pharmacology of natural substances at the University of Bénin (current University of Lomé) in 2000. His research interest is the evaluation of efficacy and safety of medicinal plants and traditional medicines. He directs at COA the Reverse Pharmacology Research on medicinal plants and plants products from plant therapy. He teaches Pharmacology and Toxicology at COA and the University of Lomé. He has more than 40 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Edmond E. CREPPY is Chief Scientific Advisor at COA (African Omnitherapeutic Centre). Professor of General Toxicology, Genetic Toxicology, Drug Toxicology and Environmental Toxicology, he directs the Environmental and Population Research at COA. His work focuses on Environmental Toxicology, Food Safety, Natural Substances, Environmental Health and Public Health.

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