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Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
October 20 - 26, 2013
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
This year's National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week theme, "Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future," focused on the importance of the many ways parents can reduce a child's exposure to lead and prevent its serious health effects.
Spread the Word!
Use the following to promote lead poisoning prevention:
- Posters and Flyers
- Web Banners
- Sticker Sheet(1 pg, 93 K) (Sample size: Avery 5395)
Lead Week Went International!
Click on the map below, to find Lead Week Activities that occured in the United States and around the world! Visit the WHO website for a detailed list of events Exitor international outreach materials Exit.
* Please note that the map is best viewed in Firefox or Chrome.
|List of Countries that Participated in Lead Week Activities (updated October 24, 2013)|
|Albania||Argentina||Armenia||Australia||Bangladesh||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Cameroon|
|China||Colombia||Democratic Republic of the Congo||France||Gabon||Georgia||Honduras|
|Nepal||Nigeria||Pakistan||Peru||Philippines||Republic of Moldova||Republic of Serbia|
|South Africa||Sri Lanka||Sudan||Suriname||Switzerland||Thailand||Uganda|
|United Kingdom||United States of America|
Other federal agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), conducted various education and awareness events during Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. For more information about Lead Poisoning Prevention Week or lead poisoning in general, contact the National Lead Information Center at 1 (800) 424-LEAD.