International Institute of Concern for Public Health IICPH

Linked with Rosalie Bertell – USA.

The International Institute of Concern for Public Health is a Canadian-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping communities assess and improve their environmental health status. The IICPH alerts and informs the public of the health hazards of pesticides, nuclear industries and other commercial, military, and industrial products. As well — independent of government and industry — the Institute provides the evidence and documentation needed by survivors of environmental disasters. This unique and essential service both supports and furthers the key principle on which the IICPH operates: that a safe environment is a fundamental human right … (about 1/2 /mission).

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Address: IICPH, P.O. Box 80523 Rpo White Shields, 2300 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto ON Canada M1P 4Z5;
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About 2/2: … IICPH works in cooperation with Native Peoples, professionals, grassroots organizations, and citizens groups in Canada, the United States, Russia, the Central Pacific, India, South America, Europe, South Africa, and many other countries.

IICPH Services:

  • Designing and implementing participatory research to determine whether or not there is a health problem in a population.
  • Creating baseline studies that can be used for monitoring early indications of physical change.
  • Educating professionals in the use of “community self-diagnosis” tools.
  • Critiquing scientific research.
  • Disseminating research by publishing it in the IICPH journal or, soon, on our web site.
  • Coordinating the efforts of professionals from diverse fields working on the same project (e.g.: medical, engineering, and legal).

Founders:

  • Rosalie Bertell, Ph.D., Environmental Epidemiology and Biometrics, Biographical Sketch, Curriculum Vitae;
  • Ursula Franklin, Ph.D., Experimental Physics. Technical University, Berlin 1949, University Professor Emeritas in U of T’s Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science;
  • Diarmuid P McLoughlin, MD, Radiologist.

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