An epidemic of pesticide poisoning in Nicaragua : implications for prevention in developing countries.
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the usefulness of the northwestern Nicaraguan ministry of health surveillance system for detecting pesticide poisonings.
Cases were reported to the regional department of epidemiology through daily telephone reports and through monthly consolidated reports from each of the 18 health centers of the national health service.
Reporting forms were also distributed to the four area hospitals.
Mots-clés Pascal : Pesticide, Exposition professionnelle, Toxicité, Surveillance sanitaire, Homme, Nicaragua, Amérique Centrale, Amérique, Nord ouest, Polluant, Environnement, Prévention, Pays en développement
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pesticides, Occupational exposure, Toxicity, Sanitary surveillance, Human, Nicaragua, Central America, America, Northwest, Pollutant, Environment, Prevention, Developing countries
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0680264
Code Inist : 002B03G. Création : 09/06/1995.