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Zambia to phase out dental amalgam, end childhood lead poisoning

An appeal by the Executive Director and National Lead Elimination Advisor, Children's Environmental Health Foundation (CEHF), Michael Musenga, to the President of Zambia, Mr....

COP5 on dental amalgam: Parties shall submit National Action Plans

The Fifth Conference of the Parties (COP5) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury that held from October 30 to November 2, 2023, in Geneva...

Michael Musenga: Why no country in Africa needs amalgam

Michael Musenga, Executive Director and National Lead Elimination Advisor, Children's Environmental Health Foundation in Zambia, in this piece appeals to manufacturers to think of...

Group urges enforcement of phase-out deadline on mercury-containing dental amalgam

Environmental watchdog group, BAN Toxics, has called the attention of regulators to enforce the phase-out deadline on the use of mercury in dental restorative...

Stakeholders clamour urgent action to end dental amalgam use in Nigeria

Ahead of the approaching September 28 date that Children’s Amendment will enter into force, stakeholders in the environment and health sectors have called for...

Minamata Convention: Zambia set to phase out use of dental amalgam

Following the halting of the use of dental amalgam for over two decades, Zambia is now set to transition to completely phasing out the...

Experts urge Lagos on implementation of children amendment to mercury convention

Dental and environmental practitioners have underlined the need for the Lagos State Government to make a pronouncement in line with the global effort to...

End mercury dental fillings in children, group demands

Amalgam is a dental filling material that is 50% mercury, a neurotoxin and pollutant. This week, BAN Toxics, a Philippines-based not-for-profit, marks an historic milestone in...

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Africa to pick three members for Loss and Damage Fund Board

The African continent will have three representatives on the yet to be formed board that will manage the Loss...
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Groups convene at COP28 to demand release of Vietnam’s climate defenders

Following last week’s release of Vietnam’s Resource Mobilisation Plan – an implementation plan detailing how the country intends to...

COP28: NNPC seals LNG deals, partners to reduce methane emissions

In its efforts to further boost natural gas utilisation in the country and enhance Nigeria’s gas revenue, NNPC Ltd...

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Africa to pick three members for Loss and Damage Fund Board

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Groups convene at COP28 to demand release of Vietnam’s climate defenders

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