HPAP Countries

 

Bangladesh

Colombia

Ghana

Kalimantan, Indonesia

Kyrgyzstan

Madagascar

Philippines

Senegal

Tanzania

Tajikistan

Thailand

Bangladesh

 

Bangladesh

Bangladesh has begun to address broad pollution and health issues, particularly around air pollution and access to safe water. It was agreed by the Bangladesh Department of Environment that the HPAP there should focus on neglected issues, particularly chemicals.


Colombia

The Health and Pollution Action Plan process was completed as part of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) global project entitled “Mitigating Toxic Health Exposures in Low and Middle-Income Countries.” Funded by the European Union and the United States Agency for International Development. The HPAP in Colombia is co-led by UNIDO and Pure Earth.


Ghana

The Health and Pollution Action plan process in Ghana was implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with the World Health Organization and in collaboration with the Inter-ministerial Technical Working Group of the Republic of Ghana. Supported as part of the EU-funded global project entitled “Mitigating Toxic Health Exposures in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.” 


Kalimantan, Indonesia

In 2019, GAHP initiated the first provincial HPAP with the government of Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. The assessment and prioritization program and associated activities were made possible through financial support from the European Commission, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and the Oak Foundation.

 


Kyrgyzstan

The Health and Pollution Action Plan process was completed as part of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) global project entitled “Mitigating Toxic Health Exposures in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.” Funded by the European Union and the United States Agency for International Development, and led by UNIDO.


Madagascar

The Health and Pollution Action Plan process was led by the Madagascar Ministry of Environment, Ecology, and Forests, the Madagascar Ministry of Public Health, and by Facilitators from Pure Earth, serving as the Secretariat of the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution.

 

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Philippines

The Health and Pollution Action Plan process in the Philippines was implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with the World Health Organization and in collaboration with the Inter-Agency Committee on Environmental Health of the Republic of the Philippines. 

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Senegal

The Health and Pollution Action Plan process in Senegal was hosted by the the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, which made its facilities available to the Working Group meetings. This HPAP was developed with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

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Tanzania

The Health and Pollution Action Plan process in Tanzania was implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under the leadership of the Vice President’s Office – Division of Environment in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children of the United Republic of Tanzania.

 


Tajikistan

In 2018, the Coalition “Toxic Free Tajikistan”, together with the Committee for Environmental Protection of the Republic of Tajikistan, initiated the first “Pollutant Management and Health Protection Plan” in order to fulfill the country’s obligations under the Stockholm Convention on POPs. This work was supported by the European Union (EU), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Pure Earth and the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP).

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Thailand

The Thailand Health and Pollution Assessment and Prioritization Program was created through a collaborative process that included leadership and technical inputs from the following organizations: Pollution Control Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailand • Bangkok Municipal Authority • Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand • Division of Industrial Factories, Ministry of Industry, Thailand • Environmental Health Bureau, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand • Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand • International Health Policy Development Office, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand • Pure Earth • United Nations Industrial Development Organization • United Nations Environment Programme. The assessment and prioritization program and associated activities were made possible through financial support from the European Commission and the Oak Foundation.

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