Pesticides Quick Response Surveillance Team (A Technical Module)

Written by Dr. Romeo Quijano, published by PAN Asia Pacific (2008) Pesticide Quick Response and Surveillance Team is primarily as a grassroots approach to monitoring pesticide poisoning. In a community based set-up, there is a need for a group trained to respond to reports of adverse events related to pesticides within a reasonable period ofContinue reading “Pesticides Quick Response Surveillance Team (A Technical Module)”

Kamukhaan: A Poisoned Village

Studies on the impact of pesticide use by Lapanday Agricultural Development Corporation (LADECO) on a nearby village, Kamukhaan, Digos, Davao del Sur, started in 1997 when Pesticide Action Network Philippines was approached by a local organization seeking for help. A series of fact-finding missions led by a local multi-sectoral organization (Citizens Alliance Unified for SectoralContinue reading “Kamukhaan: A Poisoned Village”

Community-Based Pesticide Action Monitoring

Community-Based Pesticide Action Monitoring (CPAM) is a Participatory Action Research approach to document and create awareness of pesticide impacts on human health and the environment. It involves community members who undertake the research, and encourages organising and action. CPAM involves recording of the impacts of pesticide use on health and raising awareness of the hazardsContinue reading “Community-Based Pesticide Action Monitoring”