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Manganese exposure among children in manganese mining communities

Name of the organization: Institute of Labour Medicine and Ecology

Title of the project: Manganese exposure among children in manganese mining communities

Contact: ekotox@myoffice.ge

The project investigated the links between the health of children of manganese mine workers and the level of atmospheric contamination. The results indicated that a high number of children in the Tchiatura manganese-mining settlement had increased rates of the respiratory diseases.


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