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Defining and Implementing Arsenic Policies in Bangladesh: Possible Roles for Public and Private Sector Actors

Author: SHAKEEL AHMED IBNE MAHMOOD and CAROLYN BALL
Published in JHHSA, Vol. 27 No. 4

A UN report warned up to 50% of Bangladesh's population (57 million) are at risk of arsenic poisoning from naturally occurring arsenic in well water. This article explores how this problem occurred, assesses what factors impede progress eliminating this problem and recommends governmental measures for prevention of arsenic poisoning.

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