Acute pesticide poisoning
is an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.
Summary: Yavatmal (Maharashtra) [India], November 2 (ANI): The Maharashtra government on Thursday urged the Centre to initiate a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)-led probe into incident of farmer deaths caused due to pesticide poisoning
in Yavatmal district.
Mumbai: Maharshtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an inquiry into the death of 18 farm workers by pesticide poisoning
in the cotton fields of Yavatmal district, Vidarbha region.
Incidents of maya birds dying from pesticide poisoning
are common here, Basinang said.
He has been instrumental in bringing in grants worth Rs 500 million to Sri Lankan research which has helped in dramatic reductions of pesticide poisoning
deaths in the country.
The species, once found in abundance across North Africa, southern and central Europe and the Middle East, is now critically endangered as a result of hunting, habitat loss, pesticide poisoning
and an increase in construction works around nesting sites.
But, as a result of hunting, habitat loss, pesticide poisoning
and an increase in construction works around their preferred nesting sites, they are on the cusp of extinction.
An instant first aid treatment should be provided to the patient with pesticide poisoning
2-4 OP compound's easy availability is accountable for increasing incidences of pesticide poisoning
and it being a major reason of morbidity/mortality that poses public health problem in a developing territory.
Symptoms of pesticide poisoning
were seen in the blood samples of the victims who were taken ill among a group of 33 Saudi pilgrims.
Figures from the Vets Poison Information Service, a 24-hour emergency service for veterinary professionals that provides information on the management of actual and suspected acute poisoning in animals, reveal that over 1,700 cases of pesticide poisoning
were reported in 2014.
Most of theOP pesticide poisoning
and subsequent deaths occur in developing countries following a deliberate self-ingestion particularly in young, productive age group ,as highly toxic pesticides are readily available at the moments of stress .