CEPHED celebrating ILPPW 2022 in Nepal

Center for Pubic Health and Environmental Development (CEPHED ) successfully organizing series of events in line with the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint (referred here to as the Alliance), a joint program of WHO and UNEP, that calls for International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW) this October 23-29, emphasizing the urgent need to protect children’s health through taking effective actions to eliminate the use of lead paint. During the week of action, CEPHED with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and National Health Education, Information and Communication Center (NHEICC), Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP), Government of Nepal are organizing:

  1. Stakeholder Workshop on Effective Implementation of Lead Paint Standard in Nepal (Madhesh Pradesh) at Birgunj on 23rd October 2022.
  2. Broadcasting RADIO PSA in Maithili and Bhojpuri languages from the most popular FM Radio stations based in Janakpur and Birgunj.

Radio Jingle in Maithily can be listened from

Radio Jingle in Bhojpuri Language can be listened from here

3. Customization and Distribution of GAELP ILPPW 2022 Materials.

Furthermore, with the support of the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) , CEPHED recently completed a study of “DOUBLE STANDARD” and will be sharing the results throughout the week through different means including a press meet and release in Kathmandu.

Details of the programs and events can be seen