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Uzbekistan can forbid use of mobile phones by children
Uzbekistan Created: 18 Nov 2010
A work on creation of legal base, forbidding use of mobile phones by children, is carried out in Uzbekistan. This was announced at the meeting titled “Mobile phones: progress and threats”, which was held at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED).

Sanitary doctor of National Center of State Epidemiologic Supervision Abdurauf Kasumov said: “Doctors already proved that electromagnetic waves, generated by mobile phones, jeopardize health of children and teenagers. Long and frequent communication with mobile phones weakens children organism, causes dysfunction of brain blood circulation, disturbance of nervous system. Parents should regularly control their children and take their health.”

Some governments adopted laws, banning use of mobile phones by children, based on such medical conclusions, UzA reported.

The meeting noted that mobile communication in developing dynamically in Uzbekistan, but there are also negative factors of mobile phones’ use. It was said that mobile phones are used to propaganda violence and cruelty, which negatively affect mentality and inner world of teenagers. It was added that some parents show neglect and indifference to this issue.
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Source: Uzbekistan Daily, 10 Nov 2010

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