Organizations with Interest in Children’s Health 

The following organizations focus on and/or offer resources related to children's environmental health. While there are many organizations working on children's environmental health issues, these link to state and federal agencies and professional associations representing clinicians in Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-recognized medical specialties. 

Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Home page: www.atsdr.cdc.gov
ATSDR en Español - Serving Spanish-speaking communities
www.atsdr.cdc.gov/es/ 

Information for Healthcare Providers
www.atsdr.cdc.gov/2p-health-professionals.html 

Information for Children and Parents
www.atsdr.cdc.gov/child/atsdrpage2.html 

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)
www.aaaai.org 

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
www.aad.org 

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
www.aap.org 

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)
www.acmt.net/main/resources_monographs.asp 

Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC)
A non-profit organization committed to improving the practice of occupational and environmental health through information sharing and collaborative research. www.aoec.org 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Center for Environmental Health
www.cdc.gov/nceh/default.htm 

Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC)
Homepage: www.cpsc.gov 

European Environment Agency (EEA)
http://reports.eea.europa.eu/environmental_issue_report_2002_29/en
http://reports.eea.europa.eu/CITE01/en/children.pdf 

International Pediatric Association (IPA)
http://www.ipa-world.org/ 

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Homepage: www.nih.gov 

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers
www.niehs.nih.gov/oc/factsheets/ceh/centers.htm 

Medline Health Topics
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthtopics.html 

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Homepage: http://yosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf/content/tips.htm 

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Office of Children’s Health Protection
www.epa.gov/children

United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/index.html 

World Health Organization (WHO)
Homepage: www.who.int
Information on Children’s Environmental Health: www.who.int/ceh/ 

Burden of disease attributable to selected environmental factors and injuries among Europe's children and adolescents
www.who.int/quantifying_ehimpacts/publications/9241591900/en/index.htm 

Children's Environment and Health Action Plan for Europe (CEHAPE)
www.euro.who.int/childhealthenv/policy/20020724_2 

Children in the new millennium
By illustrating the link between the environment and the well-being of our children, this book intends to raise awareness and deepen our understanding of environmental health issues. Providing an informed basis for action and practical recommendations at different levels, the United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Children's Fund, and World Health Organization hope to inspire everyone who cares about children to take decisive action that will improve both their health and that of the environment.
www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/hygiene/settings/millennium/en/index.html 

Inheriting the world:
The atlas of children's health and the environment
www.who.int/ceh/publications/atlas/en/index.html