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					                                          Mazandaran Province, Iran
                                     21% of poisonings used non-medicinal
                                        chemicals – organophosphorus
                                          pesticides most commonly.
                                                   1997-2000
                                        Moghadamnia et al (2002) [39]




                                           Middle East                                       Jordan
                                                                              Pesticide death rate 0.68 per 100,000
                                                                              – 64% of these deaths were suicides.
                                                                                            1999-2002
                                                                                    Abdullat et al (2006) [38]


                                                                                               Ethiopia
                                                                                       (Tikur Anbessa Hospital)
      Nigeria, Ife Ife region                                                        >50% of self-poisoning cases
                                                                                      ingested organophosphorus
   32% (n=21) of all suicides
                                                                                              pesticides
    took the organochlorine,
                                                                                                1983-89
             lindane
                                                                                           Abebe (1991) [21]
           1979-1988
     Nwosu et al (2001) [22]
                                                                                           Nairobi, Kenya
                                                                                   “Half” of self-harm admissions,
                                                                                    referred to psychiatry, had
       Kampala, Uganda                                                               ingested organophosphates
                                                                                              1980-1983
    46% (n=46) of self-harm
                                                                                      Mengech et al (1984) [14]
   patients ingested pesticides
               2002
   Kinyanda et al (2004) [13]                                                             Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
                                                                                          12% (n=12) of suicides
                                                                                            employed pesticides
                                                                                                 2000-2001
                                                                                           Ndosi et al (2004) [24]
             Zimbabwe
       38% of self-poisoning
   admissions had taken pesticides                                                         Blantyre, Malawi
               1998-9                                                                  79% (n=66) of suicides who
     Tagwireyi et al (2002) [19]                                                      had post mortems had taken
                                                                                      organophosphorus pesticides
                                                                                               2000-2003
                                                                                       Dzamalala et al (2006) [25]


                                                                                    Durban, South Africa
                                                                            1% of all suicides had taken pesticides.
                                                                                           1997-2000

Africa                                                                            Scribante et al (2004) [23]

				
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