Anemia and malnutrition in indigenous children and adolescents of the Peruvian Amazon in a context of lead exposure: a cross-sectional study

may 6, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Global Health Action, 2014 Anticona C, San Sebastian M Abstract Background Indigenous children and adolescents of the Peruvian Amazon live in precarious conditions that could increase the risk of malnutrition. A particular problem in the Corrientes river communities is the high exposure to lead among children and adolescents.

Webinar: La Carga de Morbilidad de la Contaminación del Aire: Nuevos Desafíos para la Región de las Américas

mar 24, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

English below El Programa Especial en Desarrollo Sostenible y Equidad en Salud (SDE-OPS/OMS) y el Programa Ambiental de las Naciones Unidas (PNUMA) los invita a un Webinar:

Online presentation: A Conceptual Framework for Conducting Country and Economic Assessment of Aflatoxin Contamination

Online presentation: A Conceptual Framework for Conducting Country and Economic Assessment of Aflatoxin Contamination

ene 15, 2014 | No Hay Comentarios

Application to Tanzania and Nigeria Date: January 16, 2014 Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm EST (To check your time zone, see the World Clock). Online access through this link. Overview Aflatoxins are naturally occurring toxins, produced by certain fungi, which contaminate many African dietary staples such as maize, groundnuts, rice, and cassava, particularly under certain conditions

Climate Change 2013

Climate Change 2013

oct 7, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

The Physical Science Basis IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 2013 Introduction “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis” is the contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Environment and human health

Environment and human health

jun 10, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

Joint EEA-JRC report European Environment Agency, 2013, European Union, 2013 “… This report outlines a number of environmental issues with a direct influence on people’s health and well-being and is a follow-up and update to the 2005 EEA/JRC report.

Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente se dedica a la promoción de la reducción de los desperdicios alimentarios

Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente se dedica a la promoción de la reducción de los desperdicios alimentarios

jun 5, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

El Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente tiene como lema este año Piensa.Aliméntate.Ahorra, una campaña para reducir los desechos y las pérdidas de alimentos.

Late lessons from early warnings: science, precaution, innovation

Late lessons from early warnings: science, precaution, innovation

may 27, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

European Environment Agency – EEA Report No 1, 2013 The 2013 Late lessons from early warnings report is the second of its type produced by the European Environment Agency (EEA) in collaboration with a broad range of external authors and peer reviewers.

Hygiène: Les problèmes de l’eau en milieu urbain / Sanitation: Urban water woes

Hygiène: Les problèmes de l’eau en milieu urbain / Sanitation: Urban water woes

ene 9, 2013 | No Hay Comentarios

À Harare, capitale du Zimbabwe (3 000 000 habitants), un homme urine sur des ordures, à quelques pas de sa baraque en tôle. Il se bouche le nez pour ne pas sentir la puanteur qui s’échappe d’une latrine qui déborde non loin de là. À Ramallah, capitale du Territoire palestinien occupé (300 000 habitants), une […]

Ban welcomes outcome of UN climate change talks in Doha

Ban welcomes outcome of UN climate change talks in Doha

dic 10, 2012 | No Hay Comentarios

Climate change is a growing cause of displacement in Africa, where some areas have been devastated by drought.

Indígenas Kaiowá-Guarani usam fogão ecológico como tecnologia social

Indígenas Kaiowá-Guarani usam fogão ecológico como tecnologia social

dic 5, 2012 | No Hay Comentarios

Com baixo custo de implementação, o fogão traz melhorias para a saúde das famílias, além de beneficiar o meio ambiente

El humo doméstico es una causa importante de enfermedad en países en vías de desarrollo

jul 2, 2012 | No Hay Comentarios

El humo doméstico, sobre todo el humo de fuegos de cocina abiertos, contribuye significativamente a enfermedades respiratorias y otras, dijo el doctor Kirk R. Smith, Profesor de Salud Ambiental Internacional de la Universidad de California en Berkeley, en su presentación “La Contaminación del Aire Doméstico: Una Actualización de América Latina,” en la Sede de la […]