Impact of the environment on the health: from theory to practice

Stefano Pizzo, Alessandra Casuccio, Francesco Scarpitta, Walter Mazzucco, Michele Conversano, Gea Oliveri Oliveri Conti, Osvalda De Giglio, Chiara Copat, Ancona, Francesco Forastiere, Pousis, Carreri, Antonella Agodi, Alfina Grasso, Calia, Angelini, Federigi, Barbone, Calzolari, VeraniDe Nard, Filippini, Gaetano M. Fara, Castiglione, Margherita Ferrante, Antonio Cristaldi, Desiante, Triggiano, Pietro Zuccarello, Adani, Davide Castiglione, Canale, Forastiere, Orlandi, Giammanco, Trani, Paladino, De Vita, Coronel Vargas, Ilenia Nicolosi, Fiore, Tumbarello, Letzgus, Berghella, Lo Bianco, Vecchio, Leonardi, Conti, Cuffari, Birbaum, Vassallo, Trani, Donato, Carreri, Forastiere, Rivolta, Rivolta, Giammanco, Rivolta, Francesco Bagordo, Antonella De Donno, Maria Grazia Petronio, Vinceti, Salvatore Sciacca, Testai, Francesco Donato, Alberto Izzotti, Carlo Signorelli, Raffo, Dogliotti, Maria Teresa Montagna, Di Pietro, Annalaura Carducci

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Abstract

The Erice 56 Charter titled "Impact of the environment on the health: from theory to practice" was unanimously approved at the end of the 56th course of the "International School of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine G. D'Alessandro" held from 3th to 7th November 2019 in Erice - Sicily (Italy) and promoted by the Study Group of "Environment and Health" of the Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health. The course, that included lectures, open discussions and guided working groups, was aimed to provide a general training on epidemiological and toxicological aspects of the environmental health impact, to be used by public health professionals for risk assessment, without forgetting the risk communications. At the end of the course 12 key points were agreed among teachers and students: they underlined the need of specific training and research, in the perspective of "One Health" and "Global Health", also facing emerging scientific and methodological issues and focusing on communication towards stakeholders. This Discussion highlight the need to improve knowledge of Health and Environment topic in all sectors of health and environmental prevention and management.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalEnvironmental Research
Volume194
Publication statusPublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • General Environmental Science

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