Human biomonitoring in Europe

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European environment and health policy attaches great importance to the human biomonitoring (HBM) tool for the determination of the environmental burden on the population. However previous or ongoing HBM studies in several European countries deal with different issues. read more


HBM4EU: European Human Biomonitoring Initiative

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To capture the availability of Human Biomonitoring data in the EU member states and to better understand the health impacts of exposure to harmful substances, the EU Commission funded the project "European Human Biomonitoring Initiative" (HBM4EU) with over 74 million euros within the framework of the "Horizon 2020" funding programme. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

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