Negative Impact of Charcoal Production on Health Approved

Negative Impact of Charcoal Production on Health Approved

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The negative impact of the operation of charcoal workshops operating in Azatamut Community, Tavush Region, on human health has been approved: as Tavush Regional Municipality informs, respiratory disease indicators among the residents in Azatamut exceed the same indicators among other neighboring communities by  around 40 times. The committee examining the consequences of the operation of charcoal workshops operating in Azatamut Community found out that Ijevan town with a population of 20,000 residents recorded 4 residents with allergic rhinitis, 1 person recorded in Getahovit with a population of 2700 residents and 50 people recorded in Azatamut with a population of 2800 residents. The rates of asthma and other chronic lung-related diseases are also high in Azatamut.

15:42 June 13, 2019


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