ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTMINI. ENFERMEDAD DE MINAMATA Síndrome causado por envenenamiento por mercurio. ENVENENAMIENTO POR MERCURIO PRODUCCIÓN. Company Logo () Enfermedad de Minamata Resumen En , en la ciudad de Minamata (Japón), comenzaron a aparecer personas.
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Retrieved 8 May According to Timothy S. The enfermeda committee announced their compensation plan on 25 May in a disorderly session at the Ministry of Health and Welfare in Tokyo. After a house-to-house investigation, eight further patients were discovered and hospitalised. Unlike the patients in Minamata, the victims of Showa Denko’s pollution lived a considerable distance from the factory and had no particular link to the company.
The company replied that it was unable to judge what would be fair compensation and asked the national government to set up a binding arbitration committee to decide. In fact, their report, Corporate Minanata for Minamata Disease: Another mediation committee was set up, and an agreement was hammered out and signed on 17 December. Some welfare facilities for patients do exist. The Kumamoto branch, in particular, was especially helpful to the case.
Local doctors and medical officials had noticed for a long time an abnormally high frequency of cerebral palsy and other infantile disorders in the Minamata area. In Februarythe mercury distribution in Minamata Bay was investigated.
Before long, patients appeared with identical symptoms to patients living on the Shiranui Sea, and the outbreak was made public on 12 June Engermedad of Yokkaichi asthma and Itai-itai disease were forming citizens’ groups and filed lawsuits against the polluting companies in September and Marchrespectively.
First, the lawyers had to show that methylmercury caused Minamata disease and that nefermedad company’s factory was the source of pollution. The Chisso Corporation first opened a chemical factory in Minamata in Botulism Campylobacter jejuni Clostridium perfringens Escherichia coli O Hot House members are also involved in raising awareness of Minamata disease, often attending conferences and seminars as well as making regular visits to elementary schools throughout Kumamoto Prefecture.
The fact that these children had been born after the initial outbreak and had never been fed contaminated fish also led their mothers to believe they were not victims. They found that the victims, often members of the same family, were clustered in fishing hamlets along the shore of Minamata Bay.
This resulted in many applicants being rejected by the committee, leaving them confused and frustrated. After several years of study and the autopsies of two children, the doctors announced that these children were suffering from an as yet unrecognised congenital form of Minamata disease.
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The hand of Tomoko Uemuraa Minamata disease victim. As a group, these diseases came to be known as the four big pollution diseases of Japan.
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This enfermedax was last edited on 31 Decemberat The cats in the enfer,edad area, which tended to eat scraps from the family table, had died with symptoms similar to those now discovered in humans. The prefectural governments did not publish the results and did nothing in response to these engermedad. At a meeting on the 5th of Aprilthe opposing views within the society could not be reconciled and the organisation split into the arbitration group who were willing to accept binding arbitration and the litigation group who decided to sue the company.
In fact, much activity on the part of the patients and fishermen took place during this period, but nothing had a significant impact on the actions of the company or the coverage of Minamata in the national media.
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Ehfermedad FY and FY reports refer to Minamata disease as ” mad hatter’s disease “, a term coined from the mercury poisoning experienced by hat-makers of the last few centuries cf. Starting Augustthe co-catalyst was changed from manganese dioxide to ferric sulfide. As a result, the local community was much more supportive of patients’ groups and a lawsuit was filed against the company in Marchonly three years after discovery.
Entermedad around onward, cats had been seen to have convulsions, go mad, and die. As the extent of the outbreak was understood, the committee invited researchers from Kumamoto University to help in the research effort.
Toxic Effects of Mercury. Patients who were certified by a Ministry of Health and Welfare committee would be compensated: As of March2, victims had been officially certified 1, of whom have died  and over 10, people had received financial compensation from Chisso,  although they were not recognised as official victims.
The girls’ mother informed doctors that her neighbour’s daughter was also experiencing similar problems.