A Review of Literature on Healthy Environments for Children in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Status of Childhood Lead Exposure
World Health Organization, May 1, 2005 - Medical - 50 pages
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.
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COMMONLY INVESTIGATED HEALTHOUTCOMES
HEC DATABASE ON CHILDHOOD LEAD
1997 Key Words 2k x 2k 2k xk AbStract ACUTE LEAD ENCEPHALOPATHY Al-Saleh Alexandria Amman anaemia areas Author(s)AL-SALEH Bahrain BLOOD LEAD CONCENTRATIONS blood lead levels BLOOD SAMPLES BREAST MILK CEHA CHAKSHAHZAD childhood lead exposure CHILDREN IN KARACHI CLINICAL convulsions cord blood cord blood lead CORRELATION countries Country(ies)SAUDI ARABIA Title database Eastern Mediterranean Region Egypt ELEVATED BLOOD LEAD emissions exposure to lead EYE COSMETICS factors females FULL TEXT AVAILABLE G/DL hair lead Hospital ISLAMABAD JEDDAH KARACHI Key Words LEAD kohl LEAD Country(ies)SAUDI ARABIA lead exposure LEAD POISONING LEAD TOXICITY leaded gasoline levels in children MALES MATERNAL BLOOD LEAD mean blood lead MEAN LEAD LEVEL measured MICROGRAM/DL mothers Pakistan pg/dl phasing out leaded Publication Year 1995 Qatar RANGE Riyadh Saudi Arabia SAUDI CHILDREN SCHOOL schoolchildren significantly higher sk:k socioeconomic Sources of lead study was conducted Subject LEAD Country(ies)SAUDI tooth lead ug/dl ug/g umbilical cord umol/L United Arab Emirates