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Your Environment. Your Health.

Children’s Environmental Health Clinic (ChEHC) WHO CC in CEH Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta Canada

Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Children’s Environmental Health

The Children’s Environmental Health Clinic (ChEHC) WHO CC in CEH Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta Canada addresses the impacts of environmental exposures (chemical, biological, physical and social) on children’s health. Our interdisciplinary team addresses clinical concerns by integrating clinical, research and educational components. ChEHC synthesizes existing knowledge and collects new data to be used in patient care, education as well as advancement of CHE in the global community.

Centre Contacts
Irena Buka, M.D., FRCPC
Director, Children's Environmental Health Clinic (ChEHC)
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Tel 780-735-2443
ibuka@ualberta.ca
Mail Address Child Health Clinic
Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre
231-16930 87 Avenue NW
Edmonton AB T5R 4H5
Website Links https://sites.google.com/ualberta.ca/chehc
Collaborators Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units
Health Canada
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Rutgers School of Public Health
Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, School of Public Health
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México
Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia
Colectivo Ecologista de Jalisco, México
Canadian Partnership for Children's Health & Environment
Chemicals/Exposures Studied Air pollutants, metals and other chemicals, mold, allergens
Health or Social Effects Studied Respiratory diseases, cancers, cognitive/neurodevelopmental effects, prenatal impacts and birth outcomes, socioeconomic status
Population(s) Studied Children

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