Children"s health and the environment in North America
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Published by Commission for Environmental Cooperation of North America in Montréal .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental health -- North America,
  • Pollutants -- Environmental aspects -- North America,
  • Children -- Health risk assessment -- North America,
  • Children -- Health risk assessment -- Canada,
  • Children -- Health risk assessment -- Mexico,
  • Children -- Health risk assessment -- United States,
  • Children -- Health and hygiene -- North America

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Secretariat - Commission for Environmental Cooperation ; in collaboration with International Joint Commission - Health Professionals Task Force, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States.
ContributionsCommission for Environmental Cooperation (Montréal, Québec), International Joint Commission. Health Professionals Task Force., Pan American Health Organization., World Health Organization.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA1226 .C45 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16357847M
ISBN 102923358325
OCLC/WorldCa71325960

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