Lead Poisoning Current Affairs, GK & News

NITI Aayog-CSIR Report on Lead Poisoning in India

A joint study by NITI Aayog and CSIR highlighted the growing concern of lead poisoning among children under 19 years of age in India. Key findings A new report by the CSIR and NITI Aayog found that India has the highest health and economic burden caused by lead poisoning. It analysed 89 data sets from ..

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Flint Water Crisis

Nine former officials who served in the Michigan, US and the state’s former governor Rick Snyder were recently charged in connection with a criminal investigation into the Flint Water crisis. Flint Water Crisis The Flint Water Crisis is an ongoing investigation on public health crisis. The issue began when the City of Flint in the ..

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A third of the world’s children poisoned by lead: UNICEF Report

A new report launched by UNICEF and Pune Earth claims that lead poisoning is affecting children on a massive and previously unknown scale. According to the report, 1 out of every 3 children which adds up to around 1800 million globally has blood levels at or above 5 micrograms per deciliter, the level at which ..

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