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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM Launches Project on Best Practices for Chemical Policy Issues of Concern

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Chemicals & Wastes, Crude, CTF, DJF, E-waste, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Gas, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, International Financial Institution, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Project, SAICM, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: SAICM Launches Project on Best Practices for Chemical Policy Issues of Concern

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 January 2019: The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Secretariat launched a project on global best practices on emerging chemical policy issues of concern. The project – which is the first such Global Environment Facility (GEF) full-size project – will be implemented in over 70 countries over a […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: expert reaction to study on workplace exposure to metals and pesticides and cardiovascular disease

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  Aid, AM-NC, cardio & heart, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Government of the United Kingdom, great britain, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, pesticides, RoundUps, UK Government, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: expert reaction to study on workplace exposure to metals and pesticides and cardiovascular disease

Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments December 12, 2018 Research published in Heart suggests that working with metals and pesticides could be risk factors for cardiovascular disease specifically among Hispanic/Latino workers.   Dr Wayne Carter, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham, said: “This paper is an interesting insight into potential risk factors for cardiovascular disease […]

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