National Laboratory

The adequate use of agrotxicos is one of the subjects that come attracting the attention of some segments of the agricultural sector, a time that has implications in three basic areas of great importance in the global context of the support of agriculture: the preservation of the environment, the security of the health of the users and the alimentary security (SAINTS, 2009). 1.2. Problems of study and justification our sanitary units do not possess reports that in they can give a general vision to them in what it says respect to the register of cases of acute poisonings and crnicas of people who suffer due the share of the agrotxicos and this fenmeno is ally to the fact of that the way of share of these can closely be confused with other diseases as it is the case of the tuberculosis, malaria, dermatosis, etc. According to World-wide Organization of Sade (OMS), the publications most recent esteem that it enters diligent of developing countries, the agrotxicos annually cause 70 a thousand acute and crnicas poisonings that evolve for death. at least 7 million not-fatal acute and crnicas illnesses, had to these substances (FARRIA, et al.

2007). In accordance with the National Laboratory of Hygiene of Foods and guas (L.N.H.A.A) of the Health department, in 2008 had been notified some cases of people victims of poisonings due to the borecole consumption contends residues of agrotxicos not specified. The poisonings for these substances are conditional for factors closely related with the inadequate use, the high toxicidade of some products, the lack of proteco equipment use and the difficulties in the monitoring system. still, the picture is aggravated by the low level of escolaridade in parallel with high levels of use of these products during the agricultural activity. In Moambique works carried through relative to the control of adequate use and manuscript of agrotxicos still do not exist and if they exist are sufficiently exguos.



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