Mental health

Initiative on the Impact of Pesticides on Health: Preventing intentional and unintentional deaths from pesticide poisoning


  • Review and recommend improved pesticide policies.
  • Implement sustainable epidemiological surveillance and monitoring of pesticide poisoning in clinical settings and communities.
  • Develop or strengthen community programmes that minimize risks of intentional and unintentional pesticide poisoning.
  • Improve the medical management and mental health care of people with pesticide poisoning in health care facilities at different levels.
  • Provide training at different sectors and levels.

Overall, reduce morbidity and mortality related to pesticide poisoning.


Community interventions
Clinical management