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  • Shortlisted for the European Health Award 2013 (Oct. 2013). Aphekom was one of six projects shortlisted for the European Health Award made annually by the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), the most important health-policy event in the European Union. EHFG seeks to promote cross-border health-policy initiatives that help meet health challenges across Europe, including health inequalities and disparities in health status, access to health services and/or the provision of treatment.
  • Best projects funded under EU Health Programme 2008-2013 (awarded in May 2012)

 Aphekom in "Health for the EU in 20 Success Stories"


 Translation of Aphekom HIA Guidelines in Russian by WHO European Centre for Environment and Health (Sept. 2013)

Click here to read the Aphekom HIA Guidelines in Russian

  Conference of ISEE, ISES and ISIAQ "Environment and Health – Bridging South, North, East and West", Basel, Switzerland 19 – 23 August 2013


Symposium “Exposure assessment in indoor and outdoor air pollution and its impact on health” in memory of Manel Nebot and Christophe Declercq.

The symposium presented and discussed recent research on exposure assessment in air pollution – both indoor in homes and buildings and outdoor – and its impacts on health.

It was dedicated to the memory of our dear colleagues and friends Manel Nebot and Christophe Declercq.

Click here to read about the symposium.


   Aphekom WP6 new publication (Aug. 9, 2013)

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   Aphekom WP4 new publication (March 21, 2013)

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   Aphekom WP5 new publication (Feb. 28, 2013)

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   Aphekom releases findings for project's nine French cities (Sept. 10, 2012)

The findings highlight the continuing, significant impact of air pollution on health in French cities and encourage the adoption and implementation of public policies aimed at improving air quality.

To learn more click here  (Press release in French)


  Aphekom guidelines and new publications (Sept. 10, 2012)

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  Clean Air in London builds on Aphekom’s work to increase public understanding of air pollution (Sept. 10, 2012)

CAL increased understanding among policy makers, the general public and others of the dangers of air pollution to the health of children in homes and schools
near busy roads in London

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   Aphekom releases project's findings (March 2, 2011)

The findings of nearly 3 years of our work show that life expectancy and monetary benefits increase significantly when levels of fine particles are reduced further in European cities. They reveal that living near busy roads substantially increases the total burden of disease attributable to air pollution. And they underscore the benefits from regulating pollution near busy roads beyond the achievements of current EU legislation.

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   Final Stakeholders Meeting (March 2, 2011)


Hosted by the project’s coordinator, Institut de Veille Sanitaire (French Institute for Public Health Surveillance), this meeting brought Aphekom scientists together with policy makers, other scientists and representatives of international organisations and NGOs from across Europe to discuss Aphekom’s findings and a wide range of issues concerning urban air pollution and health in Europe.



Click here to see the agenda of the meeting in English and in French.


Click here to see the press release in English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish.



Click here to read the proceedings of the meeting.


Click here to see interviews with Aphekom scientists, the project’s advisory committee and invited panelists, and to see the closing address by Dr. Fran├žoise Weber, Executive Director of InVS.












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