A new report from the European Environment Agency confirms the close link between environmental protection and health protection, especially in the most vulnerable sections of the population.
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The Guidance Document for the assessment of asbestos risk in the National System for the Protection of the Environment for the assessment and management of asbestos risk in work places is available online.
"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 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.
The report "Italy for health equity" made in collaboration between the National Institute for the health promotion of migrant populations and the fight against diseases of poverty, AGENAS, ISS, AIFA, has been presented in Rome (...)
The International Agency for Research on Cancer has launched the electronic version of Cancer Incidence Volume XI in Five Continents, the publication belonging to the series of monographs becoming the reference source on the international impact of cancer (...)
The International Agency for Research on Cancer publication dedicated to biobanks in use in the field of oncology research whose recommendations are addressed not only to the most developed countries, but also to the low and middle income countries, is online (...)
Presented the latest edition of the Environment Report in Piedmont, an up-to-date regional photograph of the region based on the latest data provided by the Regional Agency for Environmental Protection (...)
The weight of the economic crisis and the new scenarios introduced by globalization will waver many certainties, including the sustainability of welfare and, in particular, of the National Health Service. The latest Osservasalute report provides a careful and accurate analysis of the situation in Italy (...)
The IARC Monographs volume on Some Organophosphate Insecticides and Herbicides is now available online. The volume includes monographs on diazinon, glyphosate, malathion, parathion and tetrachlorvinphos (...)
On August 22 came into force in Italy the decree of the ministry of health that sets new limits on the use of and trade in a number of plant protection products containing glyphosate, an active substance widely used in pesticides (...)
Issued new regional regulations for the processing of sensitive data, a regulatory framework aimed at consolidating adequate guarantees to the citizens than the legitimate use of the most sensitive information in their lives, in the interest of the individual and the community (...)
The new European regulation on privacy aimed at harmonizing regulations and procedures, especially in terms of managing sensitive data, enters into force (...)
Every year the pollution causes the death of 12.6 million people around the world. The World Health Organization publishes a new report dedicated to disease prevention through healthier environments, performing an accurate overall assessment of the burden of disease from environmental hazards (...)
The Regional Council has approved the new Asbestos Plan which envisages, among its main objectives, mapping and site remediation, waste management, staff training, the fight against mesothelioma (...)
The new national legislation on tobacco control is an important step towards greater protection of public health from damage is resulting from tobacco consumption is associated with exposure to secondhand smoke (...)
The European Environmental Agency reaffirms once again that air pollution remains the main environmental risk factor for health, reducing the length of people's lives and contributing to the spread of serious diseases such as heart disease, respiratory problems and cancer (...)
The European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Ministers approved the text of the new European Data Protection Regulation, which will replace by 2018 the national legislation on protection of personal data in the research (...)