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Project DEMOCOPHES

Mutter und Kind beim Memory-Spielen, die Mutter deckt ein Kärtchen mit einer Schlange auf, der Junge schaut neugierig unter die Karte, bevor sie ganz aufgedeckt ist

DEMOCOPHES is the acronym for a European project to test the feasibility of a human biomonitoring study in 17 European countries by means of common guidelines and using same methods. These guidelines were drawn up in the context of the COPHES project, of which DEMOCOPHES is an integral part. It has now been completed and the first European results delivered. read more

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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

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Members of the Human Biomonitoring Commission

Chairwoman:PD Dr. med. Claudia RöhlState Social Services Agency Schleswig-HolsteinDepartment Environmental Health ProtectionProf. Dr. Gabriele BolteUniversity of BremenInstitute for Public Health and Nursing ResearchProf. Dr. med. Hermann FrommeBavarian Health and Food Safety AuthorityMunichProf. Dr. Thomas GöenFriedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-NürnbergInstitute and Out-patient Clinic of... read more

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Cooperation for the promotion of human biomonitoring

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The German Environment Agency supports the cooperation on human biomonitoring between the Federal Ministry for the Environment and the German chemical industrial association (VCI). The cooperation is significant for the development of new analytical methods to enable the detection of chemicals in urine or blood samples to which the population may have increased exposure or which are of special rel read more

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German Environmental Survey 1990-1992, GerES II

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GerES IIa (West-Germany) 1990/912524 adults aged between 25 and 69 years collected from 100 sampling locations (response rate: 63.1 %) and 453 children 6 to 14 years of age.GerES IIb (East-Germany) 1991/921763 adults aged between 18 and 79 years collected from 50 sampling locations (response rate: 69.0 %) and 359 children and adolescents aged between 6 to 17 years (238 children 6 to 14 years of ag... read more

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The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment