Lead Paint Testing: Case Studies of Impact
The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have established a Community of Practice (CoP) on Lead in Paint to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to the elimination of Lead Paint. This is a summary of the discussion on Lead Paint Testing: Case Studies of Impact, which took place on 9 March 2022.
Presenters: Lucia Coulter (LEEP), Raja Ram Pote Shrestha (WHO), Miriam Orbea (CEER)
The first Lead in Paint Community of Practice (LiP CoP) discussion for 2022, introduced by Angela Bandemehr from US EPA, Chair of the Advisory Council of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint, explored case studies in countries on the role of lead paint testing and its impact in lead paint regulation. Lucia Coulter from LEEP presented on a case study in Malawi: how testing can improve lead paint laws. Raja Ram Pote Shrestha from WHO presented on a case study from Nepal, and Miriam Orbea from CEER presented on a case study from Ecuador.