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WHO calls for closer monitoring of health risk from depleted uranium

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 15 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:592
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The World Health Organization has set out a plan to improve health surveillance in Iraq and to investigate the possible risk to health of certain environmental risk factors, such as depleted uranium.

    The WHO's technical experts, who returned from Iraq earlier this month, together formulated four draft proposals for projects with Iraqi scientists. Two proposals deal with tightening …

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