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Bangladesh: Workshop Brings Consensus; Launches Unparalleled Unified Response To Lead Poisoning Crisis

  “From today, I declare that I am taking cognizance of this issue and we shall frame projects so that we can drive the eradication of lead exposures as soon as possible.” — Ahmed Shamim Al Razi, Ministry of Environment, … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Story: Hope in Kathgora, Bangladesh

This year, mothers in Kathgora, Bangladesh, have a big reason to celebrate–they know that their children are healthier today than they were a year ago. That’s because their children’s blood lead levels (BLL) have been almost cut in half following … Continue reading

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Children’s Lead Levels Fall 35% Following Cleanup in Kathgora, Bangladesh

When we returned to the small village of Kathgora, Bangladesh, just months after our remediation work, we found to our delight that the impact was already measurable in the healthier children we saw. Before our cleanup, tests of 69 children … Continue reading

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