International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE)
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
ISEE-ERS joint statement on the EU Ambient Air Quality Directives (AAQD)
ISEE and European Respiratory Society (ERS) have issued a joint statement on the EU AAQD.
Check out our Autumn newsletter!
And congratulations to our newly elected members Carla Ancona and Ana Vicedo-Cabrera! And welcome to our new associate members as well.
EU Ambient Air Quality Directives
Environmental Epidemiology has published an ISEE sponsored commentary on the need for updated health information in the impact assessment to inform the revision of the EU Ambient Air Quality Directives. In the Commentary additional analyses are proposed of the mortality impacts of PM2.5 and NO2, using the results from ELAPSE - the largest existing study and most relevant data for Europe.
Statement on Urkaine
In response to the recent armed invasion in Ukraine, the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology has released a statement of concern to public health and the environment here