Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining: A Curriculum for the Health Sector

Great Lakes Center for Occupational & Environmental Safety and Health at University of Illinois at Chicago (A WHO Collaborating Centre) | 24 Sep 2020

This curriculum was designed to be used globally in training healthcare workers to recognize, diagnose, treat, and prevent mercury toxicity among ASGM miners, their families, and their communities. This publication contains all elements of the curriculum, including recommended agendas, pre- and post-course evaluations, slide sets with narratives on each slide, lesson plans, and tools for classroom activities.

The curriculum consists of an instructor module and a student module. A PDF compilation of the instructor module is available here, and of the student manual here

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