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Fig. 3 | Environmental Health

Fig. 3

From: Rationale for Environmental Hygiene towards global protection of fetuses and young children from adverse lifestyle factors

Fig. 3

Implementation of Environmental Hygiene. A task force involving the different stakeholders is proposed and provides support to the initiative including financial, technical and any other aspects. The task force clarifies the role of stakeholders in subsequent action including validation of recommendations aiming at protection of pregnant and lactating mothers from environmental hazards and setting up studies aiming at evidence of reduced exposure and health protection in the offspring. Based on those studies, the task force endorses and enforces the strategy of Environmental Hygiene that must be made available to all. The next steps are professional education of health care providers and consumer information, with pregnant women and their life circle as ultimate actor

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