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The Council provides a focal point for its 38 member organization and coordinates activities on poison prevention. Public Law 87-319 (approved September 26, 1961) requested the President to annually designate the third week in March as National Poison Prevention Week. The observance, sponsored by the Poison Prevention Week Council, was designed to alert the American people to the problem of accidental poisoning. For the past 34 years National Poison Prevention Week has focused on prevention poisonings among children under five years of age.
Healthtouch Includes local pharmacy search and health resource directory
Poison Control Centre database This database contains mainly natural toxins and poisons such as plant toxins, snake toxins, and other animal toxins. Directories of antivenoms, toxicologist, and poison control centers around the world are present.
Kidsource On-line Healthcare This is designed for parents to take care of their children. It includes healthcare articles and KidSource on-line forums. In safety section, you can find poison lookout checklist for home safety.
National SAFE KIDS Campaign Home Page The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first nationwide movement to prevent unintentional childhood injury. At the heart of the Campaign are more than 170 State and Local SAFE KIDS Coalitions in 47 states and the District of Columbia which implement comprehensive, multi-faceted, community-based strategies focusing on child occupant protection, bicycle safety, residential fire detection, and scald burn prevention.