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Children in the New Millenium: environmental impact on health
2001-2005, International, Air contamination/pollution and health, Maternal and Child Health, Global environmental changes and health, Millennium development goals and health, Diarrhea, Water contamination/pollution and health, Toxic substances and health

"Children are exposed to a series of environmental threats to their health, physical and mental development – even their survival.
Preliminary estimates suggest that up to one-third of the global burden of disease can be attributed to negative environmental indicators, such as polluted water and air. The good news is that morbidity and mortality due to unhealthy environmental conditions are largely preventable by taking decisive action and finding innovative, healthy, cost-effective and sustainable ways to develop and improve our livelihoods."

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