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Article Critique (Unit IV)
Background and Instructions:
The use of DDT has been banned in the United States because of environmental damage and human health concerns. However, in malaria-plagued countries such as Africa, the World Health Organization approves the use of DDT for indoor residual house spraying. Read the following WHO's Position Statement, “The use of DDT in malaria vector control”.
Link to: WHO's Position Statement on DDT
Take the position that you work for the World Health Organization, and have been tasked with re-evaluating the current policies outlined in their Position Statement. Using the instructions to guide you in your analysis, answer the following questions. Feel free to use additional information and avenues of information to critically analyze this policy.
1. How would you use a risk versus benefit assessment, and what other types of toxicology data would you need to make this decision? Refer to Chapter 12. 2. Use the four phases of the disposition of a toxic compound to assess the toxicity of DDT. 3. What types of exposure and response are associated with DDT? 4. Should the WHO continue to approve the use of DDT to combat malaria?
Your Article Critique assignment should be 3-4 pages in length. CSU requires that students use the APA style guidelines in writing course papers. Therefore, the APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources are to be followed.

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Efforts to eradicate malaria by eliminating mosquitoes have been successful in some areas.
Malaria was once common in the United States and southern Europe,...

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