Salud infantil y medio ambiente

De la teoría a la práctica: Indicadores de Salud Ambiental Infantil

Implementación de una iniciativa lanzada en la Cumbre Mundial sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible



Lead agency WHO Regional Office for Africa
Participating countries Interest indicated by Botswana, Ethiopia and Kenya and, through the WHO Regional Office, by Mali, Seychelles, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal, Zimbabwe, and Congo Brazzaville.
Status Planning of country pilots is underway, following a Technical Consultation in Cape Town, South Africa, in February 2004.

Lead agency WHO Centre for Environment and Health Activities, Amman
Participating countries Pakistan, Yemen, Jordan, Oman, Tunisia, Iran
Status Substantial additional funding was raised. Several of the participating countries have submitted a draft review of existing indicators and underlying data sources. Countries will conduct a survey on children’s environmental health, and a draft survey tool is currently being finalized.

Lead agency WHO Centre for Environment and Health, Rome
Participating countries Armenia, other countries are being identified
Status The WHO Centre for Environment and Health in Rome, Italy, and the WHO Centre for Environment and Health in Bonn, Germany, are closely coordinating activities on CEH indicators with existing European work on general environmental health indicators. Indicators will serve to monitor the Regional Priority Goals within the Children’s Environmental Health Action Plan for Europe (CEHAPE) that were adopted at the Fourth Ministerial Conference on Environmental Health in Budapest in June 2004.

Lead agency North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Participating countries Canada, Mexico, United States of America
Partner Organizations WHO, PAHO, IJC Health Professionals Task Force. OECD involved as an observer.
Status Indicator collection has been completed by the countries and draft country reports have been prepared. A draft North American report was reviewed during an Expert Panel and Steering Group Meeting in Ottawa, Canada, in March 2004.

Lead agency WHO Regional Office for the Americas
Participating countries A list of participating countries is being finalized.
Status Planning of country pilots is underway.

Lead agency WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Participating countries Interest indicated from Thailand.
Status Initial discussions.

Lead agency WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Participating countries Interest indicated through WHO Regional Office from The Philippines.
Status Initial discussions.
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