Childrens Environmental Health Network

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The Children's Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is a national multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.

Since 1992 CEHN has been raising awareness, advocating for evidence-based child-protective policy, supporting preventive research, and providing education and training on children’s environmental health protection. CEHN has a history of working with a wide range of stakeholders, from health care and child care professionals to faith and policy leaders, to parents and caregivers, and has partnered with local and national professional and advocacy organizations, and local, state and federal government agencies.

Endorsed as “eco-healthy” over 3,000 child care facilities within 49 states, 6 Canadian provinces, 5 Australian states, and Puerto Rico (since 2008).
Children protected from environmental health hazards at their child care facility through Eco-Healthy Endorsement since 2008.
Parents and child care providers have accessed the first of its kind online Lead-Safe Toolkit for Home-Based Child Care, created in collaboration with the National Association for Family Child Care and the National Center for Healthy Housing, over 4,300 times.


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