Este projeto se propôs a trabalhar a temática dos agrotóxicos e agroecologia com os profissionais de saúde da Atenção Básica no Brasil, do Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS). Para atingir este objetivo foram elabo- radas 4 cartilhas, que possuem um respectivo manual instrutivo para aprofundar as informações sobre os conteúdos das mesmas. Portanto, ao todo foram elaborados 8 materiais (4 cartilhas e 4 manuais instrutivos).
El uso de plaguicidas está reconocido como un peligro para la salud humana; pero no se limita solo a este dominio; estos también afectan la salud en los dominios: animal, planta, suelo y ecosistema. Los cinco dominios están interrelacionados y lo que suceda en uno afectará la salud de los otros.
This document aims to offer information on the characteristics of the glyphosate molecule and the collateral impacts it has on the health of people, the environment, and other non-target organisms. It also presents a series of alternatives within an agroecological transition strategy to the integrated management of weeds, both for agricultural production systems and for areas where their use is common.
This report presents findings of a study completed by the Sudanese Environment Conservation Society (SECS) in May 2020 with support from IPEN. The purpose of the project study was to provide a general overview of pesticides registered and used in Sudan, and on what crops; outline efforts in the country to phase out the use of highly hazardous pesticides and the challenges therein; and provide information about the use of alternative, non-chemical approaches such as agro-ecology in agricultural practices in Sudan.
This document looks into Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHP) in Panama. HHP is a new regulatory category emerging within the context of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management, known by its acronym SAICM, and the International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management, both of which are voluntary frameworks.
Initial Study to Understand the Existence of Lead Paint Used in Preschool and in the Child's Family in Hai Hau District, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam, a study conducted by Research Centre for Gender, Family and Environment in Development (CGFED), in coordination with the Department of School Hygiene and Health, National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health (NIOEH).
This report gives an overview of the current situation of highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) in Jordan and describes the national pesticide registration and control policy framework, the pesticides in use in Jordan and general data on volume, threats of pesticide use to public heatlh, and more. It concludes with the recommendations that Jordan needs to:
Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is an organo-chlorine that was synthesized in 1874, but its insecticidal properties were discovered in 1939. DDT was first used during World War II to combat malaria and typhus among civilians and troops. Subsequently it was used as an agricultural and household pesticide. DDT is currently listed in Annex B of the Stockholm Convention, with its production and/or use restricted for disease vector control purposes in accordance with related World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and guidelines.