Children's environmental health

Healthy environments, healthy children: Increasing knowledge and taking action, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 14-16 November 2005

The Government of Argentina, the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, and the Argentine Pediatric Society announce an International Conference on Children’s Environmental Health: Healthy Environments, Healthy Children: Increasing Knowledge and Taking Action.

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This conference aims to strengthen collaborative research, increase awareness of children’s environmental health, and start actions to improve the environments of children in the Americas and around the world. The conference will focus on research and science specifically related to children’s environmental health, including research needs and capacity-building, while addressing the concrete needs and capabilities for action and policies at the community, country, regional and international levels. It will respond to calls to action concerning children’s environmental health that were made by the Health and Environment Ministerial of the Americas (June 2005) and are expected from the Summit of the Americas (November 2005).

Advances in the Use of Biomarkers in Children: an international workshop, 17-18 November 2005, Hotel Crowne Plaza, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The World Health Organization and the International Programme on Chemical Safety jointly announce a workshop to discuss and evaluate the scientific advances made during the past decade in the availability and improvement of biomarkers in children. The workshop will take place following the international conference, Healthy Environments, Healthy Children.

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