Benefits Of Clean, Healthy Environment For Children

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Health Protection Agency has today published a report summarising current initiatives which address children and young people's environment and health issues in the UK .

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The main findings of the report are that the UK has long recognised both the importance of, and the health benefits gained from, a clean and healthy environment. A range of initiatives have already led to a significant reduction in child death rates and ill health (mortality and morbidity) across the UK . There are, however, a number of issues highlighted in the report which are important to tackle:

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