Video: Pesticide intoxications

This a video of 45 seconds, showing an interview with a Tanzanian expert on pesticides; telling how dangerous pesticides can be for human Health. This can be used in teaching, to inspire students to

learn about pesticides and health effects.

 In most developing nations, agricultural activities have so far been the most important factor for the countries’ economy. The majority of the populations in developing countries is dependent on this sector for production of food. The use of chemical pesticides has increased in a large degree the past years, and therefore we think knowledge about these substances is very important for you, when you learn about occupational health. The substances are used by a large number of persons working in agriculture, and the substances are a problem for the health of many workers in developing countries.

Interview with Dr. Vera Ngowi about pesticides and their adverse effects on health

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