Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 215

Table of Content: June 2012; 4(6)

June 2012

Indicators for assessing progress made towards improving environmental health

This paper presents some process indicators that would be indicative of noteworthy genuine efforts and progress made by third developing countries in improving their environmental health. There is a coordinated international effort to call upon governments, UN agencies and the private sector, to protect children from environmental threat. Indicators give countries a credible and useful way to assess the status of...

Author(s): Rajan R. PATIL and M. BAGAVANDAS

June 2012

Evaluation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) content in foods sold in Abobo market, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

This work was aimed to record the concentrations of eight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): (benzo[a]anthracene, benzo[b]fluoranthene, benzo[k]fluoranthene, benzo[a]pyrene, dibenzo[a,h]anthracene, indeno[1,2,3-c,d]pyrene, benzo[g,h,i]perylene and chrysene) in meats and fishes sold in Abobo market in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The amount of PAHs present in each sample was quantified...

Author(s): Pierre MANDA, Djédjé Sébastien DANO, Ehouan Stephane-Joel EHILE, Mathias KOFFI, Ngeussan AMANI and Yolande Aké ASSI