Improving urban population health

By 2030 more than 80% of Europe’s population will live and interact with a complex urban environment, consisting of a mixture of social and environmental factors. Individually or collectively these factors, known as the Urban Exposome, have an often modifiable impact on our health and provide important targets to improve population health.

EXPANSE will address one of the most pertinent questions for urban planners, policy makers, and inhabitants in Europe: “How to maximize one’s health in a modern urban environment?”

11 June 2021 – EHEN conference

11 June 2021 – EHEN conference

“Decoding the exposome: the biggest influencer on health” took place on Friday 11th June 2021. The conference programme included three keynote presentations, two panel discussions and a number of break-out outs, enabling participants to hear from each other of the nine EHEN projects.

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Climate and our health cannot be considered separately

Climate and our health cannot be considered separately

The European Parliament published a new ESMH article, which explains nicely why the European Human Exposome Network advocated for a ‘sysyem’vision, which would allow us to study environmental factors and genetic factors along the course of an individual’s life.

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