Review of Literature on Health Environments for Children in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (A)
Status of Childhood Lead Exposure
EMRO Nonserial Publication
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
ISBN-13    9789290213888 ISBN-10    9290213884
Order Number    14600030   
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    10.00
English     2005        50   pages
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This publication takes stock of ongoing work relating to childhood lead exposure with a view to consolidating and disseminating scientific knowledge and experience as two important elements in the process of implementing the healthy environment for children initiative effectively in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. It reflects the status of childhood lead as a significant environmental issue of particular concern to children's health and well-being, and offers a comprehensive review of 37 studies conducted in the Region focusing on childhood lead issues.