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Selection: Lead Pollution Abatement

Peru: Analysis of Lead Contamination, Pediatric Lead Poisoning and Interventions to Reduce Lead Exposure in Lima and Callao

A full-time environmental health professional, supported by technical consultants, is coordinating a number of activities for the Environmental Health General Directorate in Peru (DIGESA) to clarify sources of lead contamination in Lima and Callao, to determine the public health impact of the problem through blood lead surveys, to develop a risk management program, and to increase DIGESA’s ability to address problems related to lead and other industrial or urban pollutants.

Activity Report 104. Estudio para Determinar las Fuentes de Exposición a Plomo en la Provincia Constitucional del Callao, Perú. (Study to Determine the Sources of Lead Exposure in the Constitutional Province of Callao, Peru).  Narciso Chávez, Juan; Gastañga Ruiz, Carmen; Espinoza Lain, Rocio ; Sánchez Zavaleta, Carlos; Moscoso Reátegui, Shirley; Quequejana Condori,  José Luis; and Hernández Avila, Mauricio.  June 2000.  Note:  file is 4,205 KB.

 

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