Dr Aneck-Hahn is a member of the Department of Environmental Chemical Pollution and Health Research Unit at the University of Pretoria. Biomonitoring studies have shown that traces of environmental contaminants such as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can be detected in bodily tissues and fluids such as placental tissue, breast milk, urine, blood and saliva.

Serious concerns have been raised about the potential health risks associated with endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure in the healthcare sector.

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