Allgemeine Gesundheit


Environmental justice – Environment, health and social conditions

Where we live is a determining factor for how much we are affected by environmental influences.

People with low incomes and little education are often more exposed to environmental stress than socially advantaged people. Under the heading of “environmental justice”, the UBA works on the subject of the (uneven) distribution of exposure to environm. pressures and environmental resources and its health implications, with the aim of helping to create healthy environmental and living conditions. read more


Newsletter WHO CC Air Hygiene

Schild des WHO CC Air Quality Management and Air Pollution Control

Until 2018 the WHO Collaborating Center for Air Quality Management and Air Pollution Control published news about air quality of the member states of the WHO Region for Europe. read more


Environmental Medicine Commission

The work of the Environmental Medicine Commission is of great importance not only for the Robert Koch Institute and the Federal Environment Agency, but also for other environmental medical authorities and offices with an advisory function, not to mention clinics and practices. read more


Environmental medicine

A blood sample is taken from someones arm.

The environmental medicine discipline aims to prevent the occurrence of environmental complaints and diseases in people. The cause of suffering is not always the same. Diagnosis and treatment often require cross-disciplinary cooperation and experience. read more


Environment and Health: newsletters and series

The cover pictures of newsletters and series about environment and health are shown.

Division Environmental Hygiene of the Federal Environmetal Agency periodically publishes new knowledges in the field of environmental hygiene (environment and health) that are gained in own studies and in cooperation with other federal agencies. The publication are available digitally and printed.  read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment