Children's environmental health

International Pediatric Association / World Health Organization Workshop, Cancun, Mexico, 14 August 2004

Children’s Health and the Environment

In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Pediatric Association (IPA) is sponsoring a 6.5-hour training workshop on Children’s Health and the Environment. It will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2004 immediately before the 24th International Congress of Pediatrics in Cancun, Mexico. During this workshop, pediatricians will learn about the harmful effects of air pollution, water contamination and unsafe food on the health of children. Moreover, participants will discuss how pediatricians from countries around the world can work together to help improve the environment for tomorrow’s children.

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