The impact of pesticide use on human health: A case study from Myanmar

Summay: This study investigates the impact of pesticides used in agriculture on human health: A case study of the western part, Thongwa Township – Myanmar. Results indicate that both users and villagers in surrounding areas have been experiencing problems because of pesticide use. It also highlights a number of ways in which policymakers can help farmers to control the negative impacts of pesticide use by modifying the existing laws and regulations governing pesticide use and economic efficiency in Myanmar.