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childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing a villagelevel investigation zamfara state nigeria october november

Lo Y-C,Dooyema CA,Neri A,Durant J,JefferiesT,Medina-Marino A,et al. Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing: a village-level investigation—Zamfara State, Nigeria, October–November 2010 external icon. Environ …

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childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore

childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore

Our data support the hypothesis that processing lead-rich gold ore resulted in lead-contaminated villages and homes, lead poisoning amongyoung children, and possiblyconvulsionsand death from severe lead poisoning. Urgent interventions are required to reduce lead exposure, morbidity, and mortality in affected communities

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childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore

childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore

Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Gold Ore Processing:a Village-LevelInvestigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010 . By Yi-Chun Lo, Carrie A. Dooyema, Antonio Neri, James Durant, Taran Jefferies, Andrew Medina-Marino, Lori de Ravello,

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outbreak of acute childhood lead poisoning in zamfara

outbreak of acute childhood lead poisoning in zamfara

B ackground: During May–June 2010, a childhood lead poisoning outbreak related to gold ore processing was confirmed in two villages in Zamfara State, Nigeria. During June–September of …

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outbreak of fatal childhood lead poisoning related to

outbreak of fatal childhood lead poisoning related to

Apr 01, 2012· Conclusion: The high levels ofenvironmental contamination, percentage of children < 5 years of age with elevated BLLs (97%, > 45 µg/dL), and incidence of convulsions among children before death (82%) suggest that most of the recent childhood deaths in the two surveyed villages were caused byacutelead poisoning from gold ore–processing activities

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linking geological and health sciences to assess childhood

linking geological and health sciences to assess childhood

In October–November 2010, CDC and TG field teams assessed 74 additional Zamfara villages (Lo et al. 2012; von Lindern et al. 2011), finding evidence of ore processing and/orlead contamination in more than half the villages and identifying 1,500–2,000 additional children < 5 years old as lead poisoned and in need of treatment

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horizontal and vertical distribution of heavy metals in

In early 2010, an epidemic of lead poisoning was discovered during routine meningitis surveillance in Zamfara State, Nigeria, conducted during February–April 2010, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and local public health officials identified more than 200 children (<5 years old) with history of convulsions during the previous 3 months in four villages

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welcome to cdc stacks

BackgroundIn March 2010, Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders detected an outbreak of acute lead poisoning in Zamfara State, northwestern Nigeria, linked to low-technology gold ore processing. The outbreak killed more than 400 children

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prevalence and risk factors of elevated bloodleadin

prevalence and risk factors of elevated bloodleadin

A 2010 outbreak of acute lead poisoning in rural Zamfara State, northwestern Nigeria resulted in severe neurological morbidity and mortality in several hundred children, a result of lead-contaminated gold ore processed with low technology methods.1 Gold ore processing became common in Zamfara after gold prices rose during the 2008–2012 global economic recession.2 …

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welcome to cdc stacks

welcome to cdc stacks

Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Gold Ore Processing:a Village-Level Investigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010 Published Date: Jul 03 2012

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Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing: a village-level investigation-Zamfara State, Nigeria, October-November 2010. Lo YC , Dooyema CA , Neri A , Durant J , Jefferies T , Medina-Marino A , de Ravello L , Thoroughman D , Davis L , Dankoli RS , Samson MY , Ibrahim LM , Okechukwu O , Umar-Tsafe NT , Dama AH , Brown MJ

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avertlead poisoningdisaster waiting to explode in

Nigeria’s mining sector was engulfed with the outbreak of lead poisoning in 2008 that drew global attention to rescue and remedy the situation as over 600 children lost their lives, and it was

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outbreak of fatalchildhood lead poisoningrelated to

outbreak of fatalchildhood lead poisoningrelated to

Apr 01, 2012· Lo Y, Dooyema C, Neri A, Durant J, Jefferies T, Medina-Marino A, de Ravello L, Thoroughman D, Davis L, Dankoli R, Samson M, Ibrahim L, Okechukwu O, Umar-Tsafe N, Dama A and Brown M (2012)Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Gold Ore Processing:a Village-Level Investigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010, Environmental

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prevalence and risk factors of elevated bloodleadin

prevalence and risk factors of elevated bloodleadin

A 2010 outbreak of acute lead poisoning in rural Zamfara State, northwestern Nigeria resulted in severe neurological morbidity and mortality in several hundred children, a result of lead-contaminated gold ore processed with low technology methods.1 Gold ore processing became common in Zamfara after gold prices rose during the 2008–2012 global economic recession.2 …

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linking geological and health sciences to assesschildhood

linking geological and health sciences to assesschildhood

Jun 01, 2013· In October-November 2010, CDC and TG field teams assessed 74 additional Zamfara villages (Lo et al. 2012; von Lindern et al. 2011), finding evidence of ore processing and/or lead contamination in more than half the villages and identifying 1,500-2,000 additional children < 5 years old as lead poisoned and in need of treatment

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linking geological and health sciences to assesschildhood

linking geological and health sciences to assesschildhood

Jun 01, 2013·Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing:a village-level investigation—Zamfara State,Nigeria,October–November2010. Environ Health Perspect 120:1450-1455 22766030. Link, Google Scholar; Morman SA, Plumlee GS, Smith DB. 2009

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prevalence and determinants ofchildhood lead poisoningin

prevalence and determinants ofchildhood lead poisoningin

Anemia and socioeconomic factors are also important risk factors oflead poisoning.4 Over 200childrenfromNigeria'sZamfara statehave reportedly died fromleadintoxication since March 2010 and an estimated 18,000childrenand adults have been affected by widespreadleadcontamination resulting from the informal extraction ofgoldfromlead

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(pdf)lead poisoning and remediation in zamfara unni

(pdf)lead poisoning and remediation in zamfara unni

To this day, hundreds ofchildrenin Bagega continue to suffer the devastating symptoms and life-threatening riskassociatedwithlead poisoning. The remediation efforts that had been previously so successful in seven other villages ofZamfara Statefoundered in Bagega due to lack of funds, despite ongoing promises of assistance from Nigerian authorities for the affected population

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prevalence and determinants ofchildhood lead poisoningin

prevalence and determinants ofchildhood lead poisoningin

Mar 01, 2014·Lead poisoningis a great public health concern in the NigerianstateofZamfaradue to widespreadgold oremining by artisan miners using rudimentary and unsafeprocessingtechniques.Childrenaged ≤6 years are especially vulnerable tolead poisoning, which accounts for 0.6% of the global burden of disease

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onehealth children, waterfowl, and lead exposurein

onehealth children, waterfowl, and lead exposurein

The 2010 epidemic of childhood lead poisoning in Northwestern Nigeria is just one example showing the aftermath of human activity in the form of small-scale artisanal gold mining and how changes in animal health and behavior can serve as early indicators of major environmental hazards before they have detrimental effects on human health

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reducinglead and silica dust exposuresin small scale

reducinglead and silica dust exposuresin small scale

A survey of 70 villages in Zamfara State found that 77% had some ore processing activities and these were more likely to have children with lead poisoning and lead soil or dust contamination (Lo et al., 2012). Hazardous silica exposures have been documented in small-scale mining in other African countries (Gottesfeld et al., 2015). Respirable silica is associated with silicosis, …

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