News about pesticide suicides
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Suicide rates have gone up with the increase in the number of people suffering from mental health issues in the country in recent years, data provided by the Nepal Police Headquarters suggests.
This week, in a puzzling move, the Brazilian regulatory agency on public health, ANVISA, approved a new set of rules establishing risk of death as the only criterion for classifying a pesticide as “extremely toxic.”
The current economic boom in many sub-Saharan countries is accompanied by an unprecedented increase in noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) due to industrial pollution, including pesticides. While local and
The Arusha Call for Action on Pesticides Pesticide Politics in Africa Conference Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI), Arusha, Tanzania 31 May 2019 Acknowledging that even by responsible and trained users, pesticides cannot be used safely, given the