The statistics on mesothelioma cases, pleural and peritoneal, occurring among the regional population between 1990 and 2016 were updated.
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NewsActivity: Etiological epidemiology
A new IARC publication highlights the great variations in cancer incidence, survival and mortality, which exist between countries and, within the same countries, between different social groups.
The materials produced during the final meeting of the Lifepath project, held on 26 and 27 March in Geneva, dedicated to investigate the link between socioeconomic status and health are online.
The "Italian Atlas of mortality inequalities by educational level", carried out by the National Institute for the promotion of the health of migrant populations and the fight against poverty diseases in collaboration with Istat has been published.
Double meeting in Novara, May 10, dedicated to spatial statistics, with a program ranging from the Joint Research Center in Ispra to the map of John Snow. Organized by the University of Eastern Piedmont.
Next 17 April, at the San Luigi Hospital of Orbassano, a meeting about the study "Active surveillance or radical diagnosis treatment for prostate cancer low risk (START)" will take place.
"Health at a Glance" is the European Commission report which, through a descriptive comparison of the various EU countries, offers an overview of the health status of citizens and the degree of efficiency of health systems.
The first issue of the OMEGA-NET newsletter is online. OMEGA-NET is the European COST action aimed at the coordination and harmonization of employment and population cohorts.
The second edition of the workshop "Biostatistics: a meeting point between mathematics and medicine" will be held on March 11th at the Great Hall of the Palace of the Rectorate of the University of the Studies of Turin.
Registration for the XXXII edition of the Epidemiology Residential Summer Course organized by the European Educational Program in Epidemiology scheduled in Florence from 17 June to 5 July 2019 is now open.
The NINFEA project, one of the largest birth cohorts in Europe and the and the largest cohort in Italy, is growing: soon the first mothers enrolled will be invited to involve their children in the online compilation of the questionnaires.
The course dedicated to causal inference, promoted by the Italian Society of Medical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology together with the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods, University of Milan-Bicocca, and the Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, will be held in Milan from December 17th to 19th.
Omega-Net is the Cost Action funded by the European Union to create a coordination network for occupational and population cohorts in order to harmonize data and information.
The final EpiAmbNet workshop, scheduled for 7 December in Rome, will offer the opportunity to present the various stages of the project, a mapping of local and national initiatives as well as future prospects.
We are once again talking about the relationship between environment and health at the second edition of the cycle of refresher seminars for environmental prevention operators and the National Health Service.
The seminar "Early diagnosis of lung cancer in workers exposed to carcinogens" will be held in Milan on November 6th.
The seminar of Leslie Stayner "Epidemiology and Environmental Health Policy: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" will take place in Turin on October 30.
Appointment in Turin on 27 November to talk about environmental epidemiology, georeferencing, methods of spatial analysis, relationship between environmental factors and health outcomes.
The National Health Service is facing particularly demanding challenges in a rapidly changing scenario. What can be the contribution of epidemiology in reaffirming the inspiring principles that characterized its establishment in 1978?
The Activity Report of the CPO Piemonte has been published. The document, which is drawn up as usual on an annual basis, is now available online in a widely renewed version.