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(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Every year, there are between two million and three million new cases of nonmalignant melanomas and more than 130,000 new melanoma skin cancer cases worldwide. An estimated 66,000 deaths occur annually from melanoma and other skin cancers.
The cause of many of these skin cancers is ultraviolet radiation (UV) from the sun. Children, who are both most vulnerable and most exposed, are disproportionately affected.
In response to the problem, the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and other partners in the Intersun Project are launching a set of new educational materials today.
The new package will help children, their families and …