The ISEE Europe Chapter was established by the ISEE Council in March 2012. Its mission is to promote contact between and action by European members of ISEE on matters related to environmental health research, education in environmental epidemiology, and the improvement of public health in Europe.
To support the mission, the aims of the Europe Chapter include promoting:
The Europe Chapter includes all 53 European countries currently corresponding to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) European region (see Annex of the Bylaws). All current members of ISEE based in one of those countries are automatically members of the ISEE Europe Chapter unless they opt out.
Europe Chapter Bylaws
Europe Chapter Action Plan
News and Events
The new World Health Organization (WHO) Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQG)
The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQG). Please find our joint statement together with several Medical and Scientific Societies here .
Two exciting HEI webinar series on air pollution and health coming up soon.
October 1: Air pollution and health in South East Europe - Register here. Two more related webinars on Dec 1 and Feb 2.
October 12th - a joint HEI/ERS webinar on the evidence of health effects at low levels of air pollution study (ELASPE). More information here.
All members welcome on monthly ISEE Europe Chapter calls!
Want to contribute to your Chapter's activities? Come join our ISEE Europe Chapter monthly calls. All are welcome! Contact our co-chairs Hanna Boogaard and Tamara Schikowski for more information.
ISEE Europe Chapter Council Elections
The ISEE Europe Chapter Election will be on September 27th, 2021. We are seeking to fill two Councilor positions for the ISEE Europe Council. We strongly encourage all members to consider applying. Contact our co-chairs Hanna Boogaard and Tamara Schikowski for more information.
Interested in open debates on the use of algorithms to assess epidemiological studies, and improving the integration and interpretation of epidemiological evidence? Consider joining the
DE-grading Epidemiology (DEEP) Network. More information here.
Report on Air pollution and COVID-19
The Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies at the request of the committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) of the EU has published a report on air pollution and COVID-19. The full report can be viewed here