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Information about Children's Environmental Health

Organizations with Interest in Children’s Health

The following organizations focus on, or offer resources related to children's environmental health. While there are many organizations working on children's environmental health issues, this site links to state and federal agencies and professional associations representing clinicians in Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-recognized medical specialties.

Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Home page: www.atsdr.cdc.gov
ATSDR en Español - Serving Spanish-speaking communities
www.atsdr.cdc.gov/es/

Information for Healthcare Providers
www.atsdr.cdc.gov/2p-health-professionals.html

Information for Children and Parents
www.atsdr.cdc.gov/child/atsdrpage2.html

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)
www.aaaai.org

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
www.aad.org

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
www.aap.org

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)
www.acmt.net/main/resources_monographs.asp

Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC)
A non-profit organization committed to improving the practice of occupational and environmental health through information sharing and collaborative research.
www.aoec.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Center for Environmental Health

www.cdc.gov/nceh/default.htm

Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC)
Homepage: www.cpsc.gov

European Environment Agency (EEA)
http://reports.eea.europa.eu/environmental_issue_report_2002_29/en
http://reports.eea.europa.eu/CITE01/en/children.pdf

International Pediatric Association (IPA)
http://www.ipa-world.org/

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Homepage: www.nih.gov

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers
www.niehs.nih.gov/oc/factsheets/ceh/centers.htm

Medline Health Topics
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthtopics.html

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Homepage: http://yosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf/content/tips.htm

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Office of Children’s Health Protection

www.epa.gov/children

United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/index.html

World Health Organization (WHO)
Homepage: www.who.int
Information on Children’s Environmental Health: www.who.int/ceh/

Burden of disease attributable to selected environmental factors and injuries among Europe's children and adolescents www.who.int/quantifying_ehimpacts/publications/9241591900/en/index.htm

Children's Environment and Health Action Plan for Europe (CEHAPE) www.euro.who.int/childhealthenv/policy/20020724_2

Children in the new millennium
By illustrating the link between the environment and the well-being of our children, this book intends to raise awareness and deepen our understanding of environmental health issues. Providing an informed basis for action and practical recommendations at different levels, the United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Children's Fund, and World Health Organization hope to inspire everyone who cares about children to take decisive action that will improve both their health and that of the environment.
www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/hygiene/settings/millennium/en/index.html

Inheriting the world:
The atlas of children's health and the environment
www.who.int/ceh/publications/atlas/en/index.html

Check the links below to read more about children's environmental health
Overview of Children's Environmental Health
Tips to Protect Children from Environmental Risks

General Information about Children’s Environmental Health
Information on Specific Health Exposures and Health Effects
Resources for Community Outreach and Education
Online Tutorials and Presentations
Research on Children’s Environmental Health
Other Resources

 

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Overview of Children's Environmental Health

Tips to Protect Children from Environmental Risks

General Information about Children’s Environmental Health

Information on Specific Health Exposures and Health Effects

Organizations with Interest in Children's Environmental Health

Resources for Community Outreach and Education

Online Tutorials and Presentations

Research on Children’s Environmental Health

Other Resources