A network of experts in reproductive and children’s environmental health

Organizations with Interest in Children’s Health

The following organizations focus on, or offer resources related to children's environmental health. While there are many organizations working on children's environmental health issues, this site links 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

Information for Healthcare Providers

Environmental Health Education for the Public

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)

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.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Center for Environmental Health

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

European Environment Agency (EEA)

International Pediatric Association (IPA)

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

Medline Health Topics

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Homepage: www.epa.gov

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Office of Children’s Health Protection

United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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/en/health-topics/noncommunicable-diseases/chronic-respiratory-diseases/publications/pre-2011/childrens-environment-and-health-action-plan-for-europe

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.

Inheriting the world:
The atlas of children's health and the environment

Check the links below to read more about children's environmental health
Overview of Children's Environmental Health
Tips to Protect Children from Environmental Risks

General Information about Children’s Environmental Health
Information on Specific Health Exposures and Health Effects
Resources for Community Outreach and Education
Online Tutorials and Presentations
Research on Children’s Environmental Health
Other Resources