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Lead Poisoning

1 in 3 children poisoned by lead, UN warns...

One out of every three children is estimated to have levels of lead -- a potent neurotoxin -- in their blood that require immediate action to prevent long-lasting...

UN pledge to tackle lead poisoning too late...

Odinga is one of dozens of inhabitants of the Owino Uhuru slum near Mombasa, Kenya's second-largest city, who say they were poisoned by a plant recycling...

Lead paints still on Ugandan market

Household and institutional consumers should ask for, consciously buy, and apply only paints with no added lead


Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.