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Volume 7 Supplement 1

Ethics and communication in human biomonitoring: European perspectives

Reviews and Research

Edited by Lisbeth E Knudsen, Franco Domenico Merlo and Ann Dyreborg Larsen

Ethics and communication in human biomonitoring in Europe: results from preparation of pilot studies.

Copenhagen, Denmark11-13 March 2007

  1. Content type: Review

    The "European Environment & Health Action Plan 2004–2010" originates from the concern of the European Commission on the well-being of individuals and the general population. Through this plan, the Commission h...

    Authors: R Smolders, G Koppen and G Schoeters

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S2

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  2. Content type: Review

    The aim of this paper is to present the conceptual framework for a Danish human biomonitoring (HBM) program. The EU and national science-policy interface, that is fundamental for a realization of the national ...

    Authors: Marianne Thomsen, Lisbeth E Knudsen, Katrin Vorkamp, Marie Frederiksen, Hanne Bach, Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jorgensen, Suresch Rastogi, Patrik Fauser, Teddy Krongaard and Peter Borgen Sorensen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S3

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  3. Content type: Research

    In keeping with the fundamental practice of transparency in the discussion and resolution of ethics conflicts raised by research, a summary of ethics issues raised during Portuguese biomonitoring in health sur...

    Authors: M Fátima Reis, Susana Segurado, Ana Brantes, Helena Teresinha Simões, J Maurício Melim, V Geraldes and J Pereira Miguel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S5

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  4. Content type: Review

    This article addresses the problem of how to ensure consistency in messages communicating public health recommendations on environmental health and on child health. The World Health Organization states that th...

    Authors: Maryse Arendt

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S6

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  5. Content type: Commentary

    Bioethical principles are widely used as a normative framework in areas of human research and medical care. In recent years there has been increasing formalization of their use in public health decisions. The ...

    Authors: Myron Harrison

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S8

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  6. Content type: Research

    In order to investigate and monitor environmental health in Flanders (the Dutch speaking part of Belgium), the Flemish government funded the Centre of Expertise for Environment and Health, which started a huma...

    Authors: Hans Keune, Bert Morrens and Ilse Loots

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S11

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  7. Content type: Commentary

    The use of human samples to assess environmental exposure and uptake of chemicals is more than an analytical exercise and requires consideration of the utility and interpretation of data as well as due conside...

    Authors: Ovnair Sepai, Clare Collier, Birgit Van Tongelen and Ludwine Casteleyn

    Citation: Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S13

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