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1 CONSOLIDATED SURVEY RESPONSES OF PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES FROM ASIA-PACIFIC ON LEAD PAINT GAELP-UNEP - WHO Siam City Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand 09 July 2012

2 AWARENESS RAISING ON RISKS TO “LEAD EXPOSURES” Country Aware of any Activities Strategies of Raising Awareness Work of GAELP INDIA YESIECs materials, NGOs role, YES MYANMAR YESPosters, wall sheets, health education of workers on-site YES just upon receipt of survey NEPAL YESCooperate & participate NGOs related initiatives YES PHILIPPINES YESMultimedia press releases, IECs materials, school hopping, linkages, meetings, assemblies YES SOLOMON IS. NO NOT APPLICABLE YES SRI LANKA YESInitiated and implemented by CEJ in form of leaflets, Posters, fact sheets, stickers, news paper articles and web pages. Part of OSHC’s advocacy YES in collaboration with IPEN and Toxic link THAILAND YES NOT APPLICABLE YES VIETNAM YESSeminar in CP e.g. lead paintDon’t know

3 EXISTING USES OF “LEAD PAINT” CountryResidentialindustrialToysJewelleryConsumers Products Other INDIA YES Don’t know MYANMAR YES Don’t know YES Don’t know NEPAL YES PHILIPPINES YES SOLOMON IS. NO YES SRI LANKA YES Don’t know Don’t know Don’t knowDon’t know THAILAND YES Don’t know VIETNAM YES Don’t know

4 RELEVANT LEGISTRATION ON “LEAD PAINT” Country Presence of legislation Application of legislation to existing uses Existing or Underdevelopment INDIA YESBHDT standards on paintDiscussion stage MYANMAR YESResidential Paint Industrial Paint YES just upon receipt of survey NEPAL NO NOT APPLICABLEYES PHILIPPINES YESDENR AO , DOH-BHDT AO DOH-BHDT B Draft CCO for lead & lead Compounds and HB no on Regulating Children Toys……….. SOLOMON IS. NO Not applicableDon’t know SRI LANKA YESConsumer Affairs Authority, Government Gazette Extra Ordinary No. 1725/30 On September 30, 2011 To be effected from 1 st of January, 2013 THAILAND Don’t Know Not applicable VIETNAM YESYes – very old and needs amendment Umbrella master plan/strategy in process

5 HEALTH ASPECTS ON “LEAD PAINT” CountryExposure to lead paint High blood lead levels Exposure to lead from other sources Health Care Providers INDIA YES NODon’t know MYANMAR YES Not applicable NEPAL NO Not applicable PHILIPPINES YES In general, Fortune Care, Philhealth SOLOMON IS. NO Not applicable SRI LANKA YES NO YESGeneral health Services available THAILAND YES Not applicable VIETNAM YES Don’t know

6 WORK RELATED EXPOSURES CountryLead from painting operations Lead Paint Manufacture & formulation lead from other sources Lead from demolition operations INDIADon’t KnowDon’t know NO MYANMAR YES Don’t KnowYES NEPAL Don’t know PHILIPPINES YES Don’t know SOLOMON IS. NO SRI LANKA NO YESNO THAILAND YES Don’t know VIETNAM NO

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