Pattern of pesticide storage before pesticide self-poisoning in rural sri lanka: a prospective survey
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: MOAHAMED, Fahim (SACTRC, Kandy, Sri Lanka)
- Co-author(s): Konradsen, Fleming (SACTRC, KANDY, Sri Lanka)
Background: Self-poisoning with pesticides is the most important means of suicide in rural Asia making it a serious public health concern. Pesticide self-poisoning is often impulsive and easy access to highly toxic pesticides in the domestic environment or at community level may present major problem. This study aimed to assess from where.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.