Child Health and the Environment

Collection of materials about environmental health risks to children

CELA is a founding member of the Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE). CPCHE's Childproofing for Environmental Health national awareness campaign includes a comprehensive Primer on children's environmental health issues and and mulitple ongoing outreach and policy advocacy activities.

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Intervenor: vol. 27, no. 1- 2, January - June 2002