APPENDIX E

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Lead in the Americas: Strategies for Disease Prevention

National Institute of Public Health–Institute of Medicine

Av. Universidad No. 655, Col. Sta. María Ahuacatitlán

C.P. 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos México

8–10 May 1995

Monday, 8 May

Plenary session

 

8:00 a.m.

Registration, National Institute of Public Health Auditorium Lobby

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

... Juan Ramon de la Fuente, M.D. (to be confirmed)

Secretary of Health, Mexico

... Hugo Aréchiga, M.D.

President, National Academy of Medicine, Mexico

... Kenneth Shine, M.D.

President, Institute of Medicine, USA

... Jaime Sepúlveda, M.D., Dr.Sc.

Director, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico

9:40 a.m.

Keynote Address

... Jorma Rantanen, M.D.

Director General

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Finland

10:15 a.m.

Break



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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action APPENDIX E CONFERENCE AGENDA Lead in the Americas: Strategies for Disease Prevention National Institute of Public Health–Institute of Medicine Av. Universidad No. 655, Col. Sta. María Ahuacatitlán C.P. 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos México 8–10 May 1995 Monday, 8 May Plenary session   8:00 a.m. Registration, National Institute of Public Health Auditorium Lobby 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction ... Juan Ramon de la Fuente, M.D. (to be confirmed) Secretary of Health, Mexico ... Hugo Aréchiga, M.D. President, National Academy of Medicine, Mexico ... Kenneth Shine, M.D. President, Institute of Medicine, USA ... Jaime Sepúlveda, M.D., Dr.Sc. Director, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico 9:40 a.m. Keynote Address ... Jorma Rantanen, M.D. Director General Finnish Institute of Occupational Health Finland 10:15 a.m. Break

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action Session I. Health Effects Of Lead Moderator: Howard Frumkin, M.D. Chair, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Rollins School of Public Health, USA 10:45 a.m. Effect of Lead on Children's Health ... Eduardo Palazuelos-Rendón, M.D. Federal District Department Minister of the Environment, Mexico City, Mexico 11:10 a.m. Questions and Answers 11:15 a.m. Effects of Lead on Adult Health ... Julieta Rodríguez de Villamil, M.D. Assistant Secretary of Occupational Health Ministry of Health, Colombia 11:40 a.m. Questions and Answers 11:45 a.m. Discussion 12:15 p.m. Break ... Poster Session Presentations (See Attachment A) Session II. Case Studies Of Interventions Moderator: David Rall, M.D., Ph.D. Committee Chairman Committee to Reduce Lead Exposure in the Americas, IOM 12:45 p.m. Introduction ... David Rall, M.D., Ph.D. 1:00 p.m. Voluntary Industry Initiative: Removal of Lead Solder from Cans ... Alfonso de León Director General National Chamber for Metalic Containers, Mexico 1:25 p.m. Questions and Answers 1:30 p.m. Government Regulation: U.S. Gasoline Lead Reduction ... Robert Scala, Ph.D. (presented by Len Ritter, Ph.D.) Retired Scientist Exxon Biomedical Sciences, Inc., USA 1:55 p.m. Questions and Answers

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action 2:00 p.m. Discussion 2:30 p.m. Plenary Session Adjourned 2:30 p.m. Lunch ... Poster Session Presentations (continued) 4:00–7:00 p.m. Working group sessions (See Attachment B) 7:00 p.m. Monday adjournment Tuesday, 9 May Workshop   8:00–9:30 a.m. Analytical Methods for Blood Lead Measurements-Part I ... Robert Jones, Ph.D. Research Chemist U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Plenary session   Session III. Extent, Sources, and Pathways of Lead Exposure in the Hemisphere Moderator: Carlos Santos Burgoa, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. Professor, Senior Professor-Researcher National Institute of Public Health, Mexico 9:30 a.m. Historical Perspectives ... Jerome Nriagu, Ph.D. Professor National Water Research Institute, University of Michigan, USA 9:55 a.m. Questions and Answers 10:00 a.m. Prevalence of Exposure and Data Quality ... Isabelle Romieu, M.D. Pan American Center for Human Ecology and Health, Mexico 10:25 a.m. Questions and Answers 10:30 a.m. Major Sources and Pathways of Lead Exposure ... Ellen Silbergeld, Ph.D. University of Maryland, USA

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action 10:55 a.m. Questions and Answers 11:00 a.m. Discussion 11:30 a.m. 30-Minute Break ... Poster Session Presentations (See Attachment A) Session IV. Case Studies of Interventions Moderator: Len Ritter, Ph.D. Director University of Guelph-Center for Toxicology, Canada 12:00 p.m. International Organized Labor ... John Repko, Ph.D. Director of Health Effects Carpenters Health and Safety Fund, USA 12:25 p.m. Questions and Answers 12:30 p.m. Community Activism and Education ... Cristina Von Glascoe, M.D., Ph.D. Researcher North Border College, Mexico 12:55 p.m. Question and Answers 1:00 p.m. Discussion 1:30 p.m. Plenary Session Adjourned 1:30 p.m. Lunch ... Poster Session Presentations (continued) 3:00–6:00 p.m Working group session (See Attachment B) 6:00 p.m. Tuesday adjournment Wednesday, 10 May Workshop   8:00–9:30 a.m. Analytical Methods for Blood Lead Measurements – Part II ... Robert Jones, Ph.D. Research Chemist U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action Plenary session   Session V. Closing plenary 9:30 a.m. ... Moderator: David Rall, M.D., Ph.D. ... Rapporteur Reports from the Working Group Sessions: ... Ellen Silbergeld, Ph.D. ... David Jacobs, C.I.H. ... Mauricio Hernández-Avila, M.D., Dr.Sc. ... Robert Scala, Ph.D. ... Tania Tavares, Ph.D. ... Howard Frumkin, M.D. 10:30 a.m. 30-Minute Break 11:00 a.m. Plenary Discussion ... Identification of common strategies and action steps for reducing lead exposures ... Responsible parties: Ensuring that action steps for lead exposure reduction are met 12:30 p.m. Summary and Identification of Action Plans ... Howard Frumkin, M.D. 1:00 p.m. Technical Assistance and Support ... Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning ... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Environmental Defense Fund ... U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ... International Lead Management Center/International Lead Zinc Research Organization, Inc. ... International Development Research Centre ... U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/National Institutes of Health ... Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ... Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization 2:00 p.m. Closing Remarks ... Christopher Howson, Ph.D., Institute of Medicine, USA ... Mauricio Hernández-Avila, M.D., Dr.Sc., National Institute of Public Health, Mexico 2:15 p.m. Meeting Adjournment

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action Attachment A Poster Sessions Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (USA) ... Rebecca Carrillo and Dario Hunter Community Health Outreach Workers Oakland, CA, USA Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning: International Action Plan for Preventing Lead Poisoning (USA) ... Maria Rapuano and K. W. James Rochow Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning Washington, DC, USA Blood Lead Levels According to Branch of Industrial Activity: September 1992-September 1994 (Dominican Republic) ... Dra. Carmen Yris Delgado Pantaleón Pan American Health Organization Dominican Republic Blood Lead Levels in Trinidad, West Indies (West Indies) ... Ivan Chang-Yen, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer, Analytical Chemistry Trinidad, West Indies Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow in the Far West (USA) ... L. Rex Ehling, M.D., M.P.H. Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch California Department of Health Services, U.S.A. Community Action and Reduction of Lead Exposure: The Trail, B.C. Experience (Canada) ... Terry Oke Administrator Trail Lead Program Trail, B.C., Canada

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action Cottage Industries and the Reduction of Lead Exposure: Battery Breaking (Jamaica) ... Peter Figueroa, M.B.B.S., D.P.H. Principal Medical Officer Epidemiology Jamaican Ministry of Health, Jamaica Cottage Industries and the Reduction of Lead Exposure: Ceramicware (Mexico) ... Mario Covarrubias Mexico Development of A Statewide Database on Lead-Safe Housing and Identifying Communities with High Risk of Lead Poisoning (USA) ... Joan Luckhardt, Ph.D., and Robert Haug Director, Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-SOM Stratford, NJ, USA Educational Interventions to Change Head Start Parents' Behavior to Prevent Lead Poisoning Among Young Children (USA) ... Cecile Dickey, M.A. St. Peters College Jersey City, NJ, USA Effect of A Nutritional Intervention in Order to Reduce Lead Exposure in Infants (Mexico) ... Antrop. Sandra Treviño and Lic. Eugenia Fishbein National Institute of Public Health Cuernavaca, Mexico Epidemiological Analysis of Lead Exposure in Four Different Sources of Occupational Exposure (Colombia) ... Nancy Patiño Reyes, M.D. District Secretary of Health Bogotá, Colombia Families Exposed to Lead: A Public Health Problem (Colombia) ... Nancy Patiño Reyes, M.D. District Secretary of Health Bogotá, Colombia

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action Fouling the Nest/Industrial and Occupational Contamination Brought Home (Brazil) ... Fernando Martin Carvalho Professor Universidade de Federal da Bahia, Brazil Lead Content in Tropical Vegetables and Fruits Grown Around a Smelter, Bahia (Brazil) ... Tania Tavares, Ph.D. Instituto de Quimica Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil National Lead Information Center (USA) ... Janet Phoenix, M.D., M.P.H. Manager, Public Health Programs National Lead Information Center Occupational Blood Lead Trends in Manitoba, 1979–1994: Assessing the Effectiveness of Regulation and Surveillance (Canada) ... Annalee Yassi, M.D. Director, Occupational and Environmental Health Unit & Associate Professor University of Manitoba, Canada Occupational Exposure to Lead According to Altitude (Bolivia) ... René Córdova Cardozo, M.D. Chief of Labor Medicine, Bolivia Protection Against Lead During Pregnancy Through the Consumption of Milk and Orange Juice: The Case of Mexico City (Mexico) ... Luz. Helena Sanín A. National Institute of Public Health Cuernavaca, Mexico Reducing Sources of Lead Through Community Education (USA) ... Joan Cook Luckhardt, Ph.D., and Stacey Kenyon, M.A. Director, Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–SOM Stratford, NJ, USA

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action Regulation and Reduction of Lead Exposure: California and Proposition 65 (USA) ... David Roe, Ph.D. Environmental Defense Fund Oakland, CA, USA Regulation and the Reduction of Lead Exposure: Gasoline (USA) ... Judy MacGregor, Ph.D. Private Consultant, Toxicology Consulting Services Danville, CA, USA Relationship Between Blood Lead Levels in Children and Lead Mining Activities ... Ana Maria Murgueytio, M.D., M.P.H. St. Louis University School of Public Health St. Louis, MO, USA Risk Factors Associated with High Lead Blood Levels in Mexico City Schoolchildren (Mexico) ... Dra. Rosalba Rojas Martínez Director, Effects of Air Pollution on Health Mexico City, Mexico Substitution of Leadless Ceramic Glazes (USA) ... Michael McCann, Ph.D., C.I.H. President Center for Safety in the Arts, USA Using Benefit-Cost Analysis to Build Alliances in Preventing Lead Poisoning: A Canadian Drinking Water Case Study (Canada) ... Jerry Spiegel, M.S. Director, Pollution Prevention Manitoba Environment, Canada Voluntary Industry Initiative: Alco-Pacifico (US–Mexico) ... Ing. Francisco Bahamonde Director General de Delegaciones Federales del Trabajo Mexico

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action Worker Training on Lead: The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Experience (USA) ... Carlos Eduardo Siqueira, M.D., M.P.H. Hazardous Waste Specialist American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, USA Attachment B Working Group Sessions Working Group I: Gasoline ... Moderator Jacobo Finkelman, Ph.D. Pan American Health Organization, Guatemala ... Rapporteur Ellen Silbergeld, Ph.D. University of Maryland, USA Working Group II: Paint ... Moderator Kate Mahaffey, Ph.D. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USA ... Rapporteur David Jacobs, C.I.H. National Center for Lead Safe Housing, USA Working Group III: Ceramicware Glazes ... Moderator Gustavo Olaíz Fernández, M.D. Salud Ambiental, SSA, Mexico ... Rapporteur Mauricio Hernández-Avila, M.D., Sc.D. National Institute of Public Health, Mexico

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action Working Group IV: Industrial and Occupational Health ... Moderator Robert McConnell, M.D. Pan American Health Organization, Mexico ... Rapporteur Robert Scala, Ph.D. Exxon Biomedical Sciences, Inc., USA Working Group V: Food, Water, and Waste Disposal ... Moderator Len Ritter, Ph.D. Canadian Network of Toxicology Centres, Canada ... Rapporteur Tania Tavares, Ph.D. Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil Working Group VI: Techniques for Improved Surveillance and Monitoring of Lead Exposure ... Moderator Henry Falk, M.D. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA ... Rapporteur Howard Frumkin, M.D. Rollins School of Public Health of the Emory School, USA

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LEAD IN THE AMERICAS: A call for action The Institute of Medicine and the National Institute of Public Health wish to thank the following organizations for their support of the conference, Lead in the Americas: Strategies for Disease Prevention. AETNA U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Environmental Defense Fund U.S. Environmental Protection Agency International Lead Zinc Research Organization, Inc. Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, Inc. W. K. Kellogg Foundation Endowment Fund Charles Stewart Mott Foundation U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences U.S. National Research Council World Bank