The Medische Zending Primary Health Care Suriname and RadboudUMC Nijmegen, conducted a joined mercury project in 2015 and 2016. The research was mainly focused on getting knowledge about understanding the situation surrounding mercury and health in the goldfields and nearby villages in Suriname. A health education program was developed and implemented based on the presented results. A baseline was established by taking interviews in the selected areas and surrounding villages beforehand, in order to measure the effects of the awareness champagne. Results of the effect of the given awareness education were also measured. In this rapport you while find the results of the findings and how the research has taken place.
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