UMID: Environment and Human Health – Information Service

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The magazine "UMID: Environment and Human Health - Information Service" (German: "UMID: Umwelt und Mensch – Informationsdienst") is published annually in 2 issues. It provides information on current topics in the fields of environment and health, environmental medicine and consumer protection. Each article contains an English abstract. All issues are available in the archive. read more


UMID: Notes for authors

GeneralThe UMID publishes both submissions solicited by the editors and unsolicited submissions of original articles. The posts should be clearly structured and represent facts in an easily comprehensible manner. Each post is checked by the Editorial Committee before publication in a qualified internal peer review process. Previously published texts, tables and images must be furnished with accura... read more

News on Health

UMID 2/2013: Civic participation

A road sign „Bürgerbeteiligung“ (civic participation) and „Politikverdrossenheit“ (disenchantment with politics)

Citizens want to be consulted when it comes to take important decisions. A special issue of the quarterly UMID magazine deals with the subject of civic participation and how it can be realised in the fields of environment and health. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment