WHO Report
Author's note: Provided in the following synopsis is a compilation in the form of statistics of the health effects directly attributed to the radiation fallout. Of course, as a result of this accident there was considerable psychological and political "fallout." On April 8-12, 1996, The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) sponsored a conference summing up the consequences of the accident, not just from the radiation. Their conclusions and observations are available on the Web.

WHO Report - Health Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident

Results of the IPHECA pilot projects and related national programmes - Summary Report, 1995, ISBN 92 4 1561815

This booklet provides a summary of a larger report of the results of a WHO-sponsored International Program to monitor the Health Effects of the Chernobyl Accident (IPHECA) and thus represents some of the most comprehensive and accurate information compiled to date.

IPHECA Results in a Nutshell