Drafting of the lead paint law in Zambia



Lead-safety Message: The 2019 Environmental and Climate Change Award (Environmental Activism Award) was awarded to the Children’s Environmental Health Foundation (CEHF) who through the Chairman and Coordinator has been instrumental in advocating for the enactment of the lead paint laws to Ban the manufacture, distribution, import, export, sale and use of lead paint. Advocacy was most directed at key stakeholders: policy makers and decision makers. This led to the adoption of 90ppm lead in paint standard as per the WHO/UN Lead Paint Alliance. Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) Awarded CEHF for a successful lead in paint elimination Campaign, at the event officiated by the Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet Mr Christopher Mvunga. The 90 PPM standard has been adopted by Zambia Bureau and submitted for government Gazetting.

Artist: Michael Musenga

Description of Work: 90 PPM standard has been adopted by Zambia Bureau and
submitted for government Gazetting

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