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Behind The Toxic Truth: Sources and Strategies to Eliminate Global Lead (Pb) Exposures
November 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Did you know 1 in 3 children globally are lead poisoned? The sources of exposure – and ramifications for everyone’s future – might surprise you.
Join the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP) and a panel of distinguished world experts as they discuss the latest scientific data, their findings and experiences tackling major sources of lead exposure in low and middle-income countries at the International Civil Society Conference on Chemicals Management, “Tomorrow without Toxics”.
Moderator: Rachael Kupka, Acting Executive Director, Global Alliance on Health and Pollution
Findings from the Toxic Truth report and Pure Earth fieldwork – Richard Fuller, CEO of Pure Earth, Chair of the Board of the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP) (including Source identification in Patna City, India)
Source identification and interventions in Bangladesh – Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Lead and Project Coordinator, Environmental Interventions Unit, International Center for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)
Used Lead Acid Battery Recycling in Nigeria – Terseer Ugbor, Director/Executive Secretary, Alliance for Responsible Battery Recycling (ARBR) and CEO REDIN Industries