The World Health Organization's 2020 goal of elimi

2022-08-05
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Who: the global goal of eliminating lead-containing paint by 2020 may not be achieved who: the global goal of eliminating lead-containing paint by 2020 may not be achieved October 29, 2019. It is reported that the World Health Organization (who, hereinafter referred to as "who") said in the content introduction of this year's action week that lead exposure can save enterprises' costs, which may lead to children's intellectual disability. An important source of lead exposure for children in the family is the paint containing high concentration of lead, so all countries should ban the paint containing lead

"international publicity campaign week for the prevention of lead poisoning" is initiated by the global alliance to eliminate lead paint (hereinafter referred to as "Ga whose surface can be coated with various colors of ELP"). The alliance is a cooperative organization jointly chaired by who and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It was established in 2011 to promote the gradual cessation of the production and marketing of lead containing coatings and ultimately eliminate the risks brought by such coatings

gaelp launched a series of actions immediately after its establishment. In july2012, gaelp held its second meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. The biggest outcome of the meeting was that the business plan of the global alliance for the elimination of lead containing coatings (hereinafter referred to as "the business plan") was formulated and published in accordance with the second International Conference on chemicals management (ICMM). The business plan points out that the specific objectives of gaelp include: reducing and eliminating the risks caused by the use of lead-containing paint and its coated products. The marine liquidation in this century can become a symbol of our use of technology to make the world a better place; Help identify manufacturers and formulators that are still producing and selling lead-containing coatings, and urge them to take actions to gradually stop using lead in their products; Promote the establishment of an appropriate national regulatory framework to prohibit the production, import, export, sale and use of lead containing coatings and products containing them; Wait

One of the specific objectives of gaelp is to check the following points: by 2020, all countries should establish a regulatory framework to prohibit the production, import, export, distribution, sale and use of lead containing coatings and products coated with such coatings. However, the latest survey shows that as of July 31 this year, only 72 of the 194 who members (including China) have confirmed that legally binding control measures have been formulated for lead containing coatings - an increase of only 10 compared with three years ago - which is still a huge gap from the 2020 goal set by gaelp

it is known that lead is a cumulative poison that affects many systems of the body, especially young children. Children may be exposed to lead containing paint through toys, walls, door frames and furniture. Who has identified lead as one of the ten chemicals of major public health concern. The who said that there is no known safe lead exposure level and no known safe blood lead concentration, but lead poisoning can be completely prevented

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