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Community on Wellbeing and the Environment NAHMMA's 2005 Gathering September 18-23, 2005 Tacoma, Washington Elise Mill operator, M.Ed. Foundation for Kids' Natural Wellbeing 1646 Dow Street Freeland, Washington 98249 www.iceh.org www.chenw.org; www.cheforhealth.org Review of CHE
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Community oriented on Health and the Environment NAHMMA\'s 2005 Conference September 18-23, 2005 Tacoma, Washington Elise Miller, M.Ed. Organization for Children’s Environmental Health 1646 Dow Road Freeland, Washington 98249 www.iceh.org www.chenw.org; www.cheforhealth.org Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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Overview of CHE Nonpartisan national association built up in 2002. Looks to raise open dialog on the part of environment contaminants in endless ailment and handicap. Very nearly 2000 associations and people have joined, including specialists, medicinal services experts, wellbeing influenced gatherings and natural wellbeing and equity advocates. Led by Phil Lee, MD, previous U.S. partner secretary of wellbeing and human administrations, under two presidential organizations. Shared on Health and the Environment

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Consensus proclamation The Problem: Chronic maladies and inabilities have come to pestilence extents in the United States, influencing more than 100 million men, ladies and youngsters - more than 33% of our populace. Accord explanation: -The Science\'s State -The Need for a Heightened Public Health Response -The Importance of a Precautionary Approach -The Need for New Models of Collaboration in Environmental Health Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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CHE Activities CHE\'s essential exercises include: Sharing investigative exploration on the connections between ecological contaminants and human ailment. Encouraging interdisciplinary and comprehensive joint effort among various voting public keen on those connections. Encouraging fitting activities to lessen introduction to contaminants and to enhance consideration of those influenced. Community oriented on Health and the Environment

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Research, Information and Resources Monthly telephone call with specialists on particular points. White papers on different wellbeing endpoints. Spreadsheet and database connecting 200 wellbeing worries with what is known in associate checked on investigative writing on natural contaminants. See www.protectingourhealth.org - the investigative arm of CHE - for more data Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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National Working Groups and Discussion Groups Asthma and the Environment Cancer EMF (Electromagnetic Fields) Fertility/Early Pregnancy Compromise Learning and Developmental Disabilities Initiative (LDDI) Parkinson\'s Disease Science Working Group Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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Learning and Developmental Disabilities Initiative (LDDI) Educating state and national learning and formative incapacities (LDD) bunches about ecological wellbeing and mental health. Making an interpretation of developing science into data and actuality sheets to be utilized at workshops and on sites for lay gatherings of people. Holding gatherings broadly and locally to construct community oriented organizations between LDD bunches, specialists, wellbeing experts and ecological wellbeing backers. Developing open doors for intrigued gatherings to instruct policymakers on particular bills that would dispose of neurotoxicants. Communitarian on Health and the Environment

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Regional Working Groups CHE-Washington (2003) CHE-Oregon (2005) CHE-Pennsylvania (2005) CHE-Alaska (to be dispatched Dec 2005) Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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CHE-Washington (CHE-WA ) CHE-WA set up in 2003 as CHE-NW (when CHE-OR was set up in 2005 CHE-NW got to be CHE-WA) Shares mission of CHE national Currently has very nearly 300 individual and hierarchical individuals Activities incorporate quarterly gatherings, working gatherings, address arrangement, film arrangement and data sharing through listserv Searchable site: www.chenw.org which connections to both CHE-WA and CHE-OR Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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How You Can Get Involved Join CHE - www.cheforhealth.org Contact CHE-NW/CHE-WA organizer: Elise Miller, MEd, Executive Director Institute for Children’s Environmental Health Ph: 360-331-7904 emiller@iceh.org www.chenw.org www.iceh.org Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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CHE – WA Working Groups Research & Information Precautionary Principle Environmental Justice Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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CHE – WA Research & Information Working Group Membership (20): CHE WA Local and state wellbeing and ecological offices Academics Non-benefit associations Consultants Meets 2-3 times each year E-mail upgrades Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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CHE – WA Research & Information Working Group Draft Goals: 1. To unite and coordinate data on wellbeing and natural quality. To decipher, explain and scatter data on wellbeing and ecological quality. 3. To recognize data needs on wellbeing and natural quality Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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Target Audiences & Users of Information: Non-benefit wellbeing and ecological gatherings Community-based associations general society Policy-creators Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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Activities 2004/05: Information on Health and Environmental Contaminants in WA: Asthma, cardiovascular illness, 22 sorts of malignancy, 24 conceptive, conception, formative and neurobehavioral imperfections Body trouble Environmental contaminants in air, water, sustenance and soil The assembled environment Report card Available at: http://washington.chenw.org/Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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Activities 2005/06: Economics Study (July): Asthma, cardiovascular ailment, lead presentation, growth, conception deformities, and neurobehavioral issue The expense of maladies and inabilities inferable from natural contaminants in WA is $2-3 billion a year Available at: http://washington.chenw.org/Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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Activities 2005/06 (cont’d): Web-construct ‘clearinghouse’ of data with respect to WA: Builds on 2004 report Sources of data on wellbeing Sources of data on ecological quality, not simply contaminants Some elucidation and national examinations Going ‘live’ at http://washington.chenw.org/RIgroup.html in 2006 Collaborative on Health and the Environment

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Contact Information: Kate Davies M.A., D.Phil. Antioch University Seattle 206.268.4811 kdavies@antiochsea.edu Elise Miller M.Ed. Establishment for Children’s Environmental Health 360-331-7904 emiller@iceh.org www.chenw.org www.iceh.org Collaborative on Health and the Enviro

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