International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW) raises awareness and promotes actions to address the human health effects of lead exposure, especially for children. During the Week, governments, academia, industry and civil society advance efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning, and specifically laws to eliminate lead in paint.
The 2019 ILPPW aims to:
- Raise awareness about health effects of lead poisoning;
- Highlight countries and partners’ efforts to prevent particularly childhood lead poisoning; and
- Urge further action to eliminate lead paint through...