The Observatory of the Américas as a network in environmental and worker health in the Americas

O Observatório das Américas como rede de saúde ambiental e do trabalhador nas Américas

Carlos Eduardo Siqueira Fernando Carvalho About the authors

This article reviews the scope of several Observatories found by a search in the Internet through the Google search engine. After examining these observatories, it describes the aims and initial accomplishments of the Observatory of the Americas as a network of professionals and activists from different countries in the Americas. The article concludes with a discussion of the pattern identified among these observatories: they may be clearinghouses or networks, or both.

Observatory; Network; Environmental and worker health

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