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Children’s Environmental Health
Submission Deadline: Dec. 10, 2015

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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Mulubirhan Assefa Alemayoh
Public Health Department, Jigjiga University, Jigjiga, Ethiopia
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Introduction
Environmental quality is one of the key factors in determining child survival, and strongly influences the child’s subsequent physical and mental development. Children are vulnerable to a variety of environmental hazards, and may absorb toxins from the air, food, water, and soil. Due to their size, physiology, and care-taker Behavioral differences, children are more vulnerable than adults to environmental hazards. Children's health problems resulting from environmental exposure rank among the highest environmental burden of disease worldwide, particularly sub-Saharan Africa.

Children’s environmental health issues have received increasing prominence in recent years, within this Special issue there will be acknowledgement of the special vulnerabilities of children to environmental health threats. Original research articles, research protocols, methodological review, case report, and policy analysis are solicited in any aspect of Children’s environmental health.

Aim and scope of the special issue

1. Indoor Air Pollution
2. Unsafe Drinking Water and Poor Sanitation
3. School Children Hygiene behavior
4. Infectious Disease Vectors
5. Innovative interventions that address environmental health threats to children
6. Global environmental and climate change
7. Malnutrition and environment
8. Hazardous child labour
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