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“POISONS IN OUR ENVIRONMENT” by Dr. Mahmood A. Khwaja, SDPI, Islamabad. Pakistan August 12, 2020
The book, “Poisons in Our Environment” is a “Research-based” publication having the data (including contaminants in different environment segments), of 38 sites in the country’s three provinces, collected by the SDPI team, not only under the Author’s supervision & guidance but also in his presence at each of the visited sites.
Daily Times, Islamabad, August 13, 2020
Book Launch: Speakers term hazardous industrial waste a critical issue to be addressed urgently
The Express Tribune, Islamabad, August 13, 2020
Industrial waste requires urgent attention
By: Our Correspondent
Volume 35 (2020): Issue 3 (Sep 2020): Special Issue: Assessing and mitigating environmental exposures in early life
Kirk R. Smith, a pioneering researcher in the deadly risks of indoor air pollution in the developing world and an early voice raising concern about the health consequences of climate change, died June 15 at the age of 73 at his Berkeley home, following a stroke and subsequent cardiac arrest.
Follow up from the USA’s formal notification to the UN about withdrawing from WHO – forwarding a note from Georgetown University:
We would like to push this letter out far and wide now. It is online at: https://oneill.law.georgetown.edu/letter-to-congress-on-who-withdrawal-from-public-health-law-and-international-relations-leaders/
Read Dr J Johanna Sanchez’s research on SciDevNet
“Enteric infection, or gastrointestinal infection, which includes Campylobacter infection, is associated with stunting through its effect on appetite, metabolic demands, and gastrointestinal absorption and function,” says J. Johanna Sanchez, researcher at the Children’s Health Research Centre, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, and an author of the study published May in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.