Committed to provide timely and accurate poison information services
The mission of the PIC is to improve the health of the public by minimizing morbidity, mortality due to poisoning and also by minimizing or preventing poisoning.
- To improve the health care by providing poison information service regarding management of poisoning to healthcare professionals and first aid measures to public.
- To prevent poisoning incidences by creating awareness and educating the public regarding proper storage and safe handling of the poisoning substances.
- To minimize the unnecessary visits to the hospital by identifying severity of the cases.
- To minimize the cost of the treatment by providing appropriate management of poisoning.