Poisoning is a serious condition that results from swallowing, inhaling, injecting or absorbing a harmful substance into the body. Effects of poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma and even death. Poisonous substances can be found in and around your home, work and public places. Common substances that may result in poisoning include medicines, drugs, household cleaners, alcohols and personal care products. This page contains documents and resources related to poisoning.
PHO Rounds: Improving Our Community Environments for Health
There are opportunities for improving the health of our populations, including the most vulnerable in our communities such as seniors and those impacted by inequities, through policy and environmental approaches to NCDs.