International Research Programme on Health, Solar UV Radiation and Environmental Change (INTERSUN)

Programme international de recherche sur la santé, le rayonnement solaire ultraviolet et les modifications de l'environnement

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URL: http://www.who.int/uv/intersunprogramme/en/

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Founded

1993

History

1993, by E-XE3549 - International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), E-XE4161 - UNEP and B-XB3548 - WHO, as a direct response to S-XF2327 - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED).

Aims

Promote and undertake research on the effects on human health of increasing solar ultra-violet radiation reaching the earth's surface as a consequence of depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer; on the basis of the outcome of this research, recommend appropriate remedial measures to mitigate the above mentioned effects on human beings.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XE2183

Last News

2016

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