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‘Child cancer and environment’ is a high priority project to be implemented within the framework of NEHAP. In 2009, NEHAP issued a public contract notice calling for tenders in order to conduct a...

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19.03.2015
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Thirty countries gathered in Brussels on 10 and 11 December for the third meeting of the Environment and Health Task Force (EHTF) of the World Health Organization (WHO). The countries agreed to boost action to free Europe from asbestos-related diseases as well as exposures to secondhand tobacco...
19.03.2015
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Health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, midwives, physiotherapists and others, can in the future obtain a certificate in environmental medicine. During their studies they will receive basic training to this end as well as continuing education in environmental medicine.
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HUMAN BIOMONITORING (DEMOCOPHES)

Human biomonitoring is a research method consisting in "measuring inside the human body". Biomonitoring consists in the examination of urine, hair, blood, saliva, mother's milk, fat tissues or, for instance, sperm cell. "Democophes" is a European initiative in which 17 countries follow a biomonitoring programme.

Goal of the study

Evolution of the project
Press Releases
Organisation of the study
Recruiting through schools
How were samples collected?
How are samples stored?
Participants in Belgium
What is human biomonitoring?
Research results
Financing and organisation
Symposium 28/11/2012
Tips to minimize your exposure
DEMOCOPHES Partners
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STANDING SECRETARIAT OF THE NATIONAL CELL ENVIRONMENT-HEALTH

FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Eurostation
Place Victor Horta 40/10
1060 Saint-Gilles
+32 (0) 2 524 93 50
nehap@health.belgium.be