OHHW – 11th International Joint Conference

International conference on Occupational Health for Health Workers, 22 – 24 October 2019 – Hamburg, Germany Organized by: Centre for Epidemiology and Health Service Research in Care Professions (CVcare), University Clinics Hamburg-EppendorfSponsored by: Statutory Accident Insurance of the Health and Welfare Service – Berufsgenossenschaft Gesundheitsdienst und Wohlfahrtspflege (BGW)Supported by: International Section of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) …

Workshop on Identifying Emerging Risks from Chemicals

Our Modernet member Jelena Bakusic participated in the WHO workshop on Identifying Emerging Risks from Chemicals. This workshop took place on 20-21 February 2019 and was hosted by RIVM at Bilthoven in the Netherlands. A short report on what was discussed at the meeting underneath. The main objective of the meeting was to bring together …

Feb 2019 additions to NERDB

NERDB is the New and emerging risks database. This bibliographic database is an initiative of Nicole Palmen and Annet Lenderink with the support of Modernet and is currently powered by Obvibase. More information on this database on the NERDB page On the website we will publish from this month on regular updates on new disease …

Thesis defense and remembrance meeting in Barcelona

Modernet Chair Lode Godderis was present at two meetings in Barcelona, meeting up with our member Consol Serra at her university. His short report: On February 20 and 21, 2019, two important events took place in Barcelona. Dr. Rocío Villar Vinuesa, occupational health physician working at the Servicio de Salud Laboral, Parc de Salut Mar …