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Economic Costs of Childhood Lead Exposure in Low-and Middle-Income Countries

A new map from New York University reflects the results of research that estimates the economic costs linked to childhood lead exposure in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This research is unique in that it represents the first attempt at estimating economic impacts of lead exposure in LMICs. For more information, see Economic Costs of Childhood Lead Exposure in Low-and Middle-Income Countries.

Economic Costs of Childhood Lead Exposure in Low-and Middle-Income Countries map
(Photo courtesy of NYU School of Medicine)

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