TITLE

Asia's Proactive Strategies Address Health, Safety Issues

AUTHOR(S)
Chakraborty, Pradeep
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Wireless Week;2/11/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at Asia's proactive strategies on health and safety issues surrounding the use of mobile phones. Stance taken by the World Health Organization on the alleged health consequences of radio-frequency fields from mobile phones; Policy of Singapore toward radiation protection; Strategy of Ericsson toward sustainable development. INSET: The FCC's Take.
ACCESSION #
6391452

 

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