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Creating and supporting a system of children’s health protection and rehabilitation in chemically polluted urban areas

Name of the organization: The Ekaterinburg medical research centre for prophylaxis and health protection in industrial workers

Title of the project: Creating and supporting a system of children’s health protection and rehabilitation in chemically polluted urban areas

Contact:http://www/ocsen.ru/index.php?p=965

The project aims to protect children against the adverse health effects of industrially polluted environments at times and in areas where levels of toxic exposure cannot be significantly lowered to safe levels. Within the project framework the urine concentrations of preschool children in contaminated areas were screened and depending on the results children were either hospitalized for medical treatment or would receive regular pediatrician supervision.


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