Date: 
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 
11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. (EDT)
Description: 

The Minamata Convention on Mercury requires that a national action plan for artisan and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) include a public health strategy on the mercury exposure among artisanal and small-scale gold miners and their communities. To support public health authorities, WHO has prepared a guidance on developing an evidence-based public health strategy for ASGM.

Event via Zoom. Pre-registration is required in:  https://swisstph.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HlLSpHbwTmCJBBXMTj75bA

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Objective(s) of the meeting: 

Webinar presentations will include insights into the step-by-step guide and associated documents, as well as experiences from Latin American countries.

Keywords: 
Mercury, environmental exposure, epidemiological study, communicable diseases, chemical safety