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close this bookContamination of Drinking-Water by Arsenic in Bangladesh: A Public Health Emergency (WHO, 2000, 16 p.)
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View the documentExtent of exposure in the population
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View the documentClassifying arsenic in drinking-water as a public health emergency
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View the documentRésumé - Contamination de l'eau de boisson par de l'arsenic au Bangladesh: une urgence de santé publique
View the documentResumen - Contaminación del agua de bebida con arsénico en Bangladesh: una emergencia de salud pública
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Support for this work came from US Environmental Protection Agency grant no. R-826137-01-0, US National Institutes of Health grants P42ES04705 and P30ES01896, and the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of California, Berkeley. Support for consultancy work came from the Bangladesh office of the World Health Organization.