Dental amalgam remains a vital and significant source of mercury emission in Kenya.
Our work in ASGM in Kenya is presently covering mining sites in south western Kenya.
Promoting elimination of heavy metals poisoning especially in vulnerable populations.
CEJAD promotes Elimination of Highly Hazardous Pesticides(HHPs) in Kenya
- CEJAD featured and interviewed on K24 TV on the effects of mercury exposure to women in gold mining in Kenya following findings of a study conducted by CEJAD in partnership with IPEN on mercury in women of child bearing age in ASGM sites in Migori, Kenya. The study revealed that over half of the..Read More »
Mercury Added Products
CEJAD holds a multi-Stakeholder Workshop for Legal Gap Analysis Report Validation and Developing Roadmap For Mercury Added Products(MAPS) Phase out in KenyaCEJAD holds a multi-stakeholder workshop for Legal Gap Analysis Report validation and developing a roadmap for Mercury Added Products (MAPS) Phase out in Kenya at Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi as part of the CEJAD/EEB/ZMWG project “Contribution towards early ratification and implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury and towards phasing out mercury added products in Kenya– Phase II”.Read More »
Lead In Paints
- CEJAD has released a video documentary on lead paints and the impacts of lead exposure to children in marking the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action, 2018. The video is to create awareness on lead poisoning from leaded paints especially to children and provides information about how leaded paints are produced, why lead has..Read More »
Field visit to Mombasa County to carry out outreach to County Level Government Ministries and Departments17th October 2018: Centre for Environment Justice and Development (CEJAD) and Kisiwani Conservation Network (KCN), in conjunction with the Kenya Dental Association (KDA)–Mombasa Chapter held a Stakeholders’ Dialogue Forum on Dental Amalgam Phase out in Children, Pregnant Women and Breastfeeding Mothers on 17th October 2018 in Mombasa County. The dialogue forum was also graced by..Read More »
Plastic and Ocean Pollutants
- On 6-9 June 2018, CEJAD attended and participated in the IPEN http://www.ipen.org/news/marine-litter-plastics-and-microplastics-and-their-toxic-chemicals-components-need-urgent – SSNC ocean pollutants workshop held in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. The objective of the workshop was to build local and global capacity and alliances among NGOs and experts to reduce pollutants harming the ocean/marine environment and human health.Read More »