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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Children's health and the environment in North America : a first report on available indicators and measures /
Publisher Commission for Environmental Cooperation,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 63171349
ISBN 2923358325; 9782923358321
Subjects Environmental health--North America. ; Pollutants--Environmental aspects--North America. ; Children--Health risk assessment--North America. ; Children--Health and hygiene--North America. ; Health Status Indicators. ; Environmental Monitoring. ; Environment--North America. ; Environmental Monitoring--North America. ; Children--Health risk assessment--Canada ; Children--Health risk assessment--Mexico ; Children--Health risk assessment--United States
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  RA1226.C444 2006 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/27/2006
ESAM  RA1226.C444 2006 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 02/10/2006
Collation 1 online resource (xxiii, 118 pages)
"January 2006." Accompanied by country reports: Canada, United States, and Mexico. List of chemicals in English, French, and Spanish. Also available in Spanish and French. Title from title screen (viewed Apr. 11, 2008). "Commission for Environmental Cooperation of North America." "North American Wildlife Enforcement Group." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Preface -- Executive summary -- 1.0. An overview of the Children's Health and the Environment Indicators Initiative. 1.1. Children's health and the environment; 1.2. The need for North American indicators of children's health and the environment; 1.3. Who will use this report; 1.4. Selecting the indicators for this report; 1.5. A common approach to indicator development; 1.6. The first North American report -- 2.0. An introduction to the participating countries. 2.1. Population data and birth rates; 2.2. Child mortality and morbidity; 2.3. Immunization rates as an indicator of availability of public health services; 2.4. Socioeconomic determinants of health -- 3.0. Asthma and respiratory disease. 3.1. Outdoor air pollution; 3.2. Indoor air pollution; 3.3. Asthma -- 4.0. Lead and other chemicals, including pesticides. 4.1. Blood lead levels; 4.2. Lead in the home; 4.3. Industrial releases of lead; 4.4. Industrial releases of selected chemicals; 4.5. Pesticides -- 5.0. Waterborne diseases. 5.1. Drinking water; 5.2. Sanitation; 5.3. Waterborne diseases -- 6.0. Lessons learned and actions needed -- List of figures and charts -- List of abbreviations -- Glossary -- References -- Appendix 1: Council resolution 02-06 -- Appendix 2: Overview of recommended indicators from the CEC Council -- Appendix 3: Council resolution 03-10 -- Appendix 4: Members of the Steering Group for the Development of Indicators of Children's Health and the Environment in North America -- Appendix 5: Expert review panel -- Appendix 6: 153 matched chemicals.