Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
Project funded in 2003 - Strand 3: Health Determinants
Promoting health and prevent disease through addressing health determinants across all policies and activities
Area of activity
The production of a training manual and ready-to-teach modules on children's environmental health, to improve the basic knowledge of professionals working in the field of children's environmental health.
INCHES (International Network On Children's Health, Environnement And Safety)
Postbox 163 - 6950 AD
Peter VAN DEN HAZEL
|Starting date and duration of project
- 24 months
Subsidy from the Commission
|A training manual which will be the basis for training new professionals
in the field of children's environmental health. This manual will de disseminated to all relevant institutes dealing with
training professionals related to environmental health. Material about the training manual will be distributed within the
International network on Children's Health, Environment and Safety (INCHES), the EU funded projects PINCHE,
CHIlDRENGENONETWORK, PATY, AIRNET, EEN and related conferences/meetings.
Also a pilot training will be organized.
|Statement of project aim(s) and
To improve the knowledge of professionals in different disciplines on the relation between health of children and environmental factors. This knowledge will be used in the prevention of health problems or in reducing existing environmental health problems. The knowledge will be improved by developing a training manual that can be used as a base for training or teaching professionals working in the field of environmental health, with specific attention to children's environmental health.The specific objectives are:
In three workshops the following activities will take place: