The 4th International Conference on Children’s Health and Environment, Vienna, Austria

booklet_coverThe 4th International Conference on Children’s Helath and Environment took place in Vienna, 10th of June – 12th of June 2007.

This conference – the fourth after Amsterdam (1998), Washington (2001) and London (2004) – is initiated by the International Network on Children’s Health, Environment and Safety (INCHES) in collaboration with the University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology – Dept. of Public Health, Medical Decision Making and Health Technology Assessment, and the Medical University of Vienna, Institute of Environmental Health. This conference offers a world-wide platform dealing with health problems of children caused by important environmental influences.

WHO Intergovernmental Midterm Review Conference was held back to back to this event. WECF and HEAL organised the input of the NGOs into the inter-ministerial conference on children’s environmental health. On Wednesday 13th of June, the NGOs presented the winners of the NGO CEHAPE AWARD, right after the introduction by the EU Commissioner for Health.

AWHHE was awarded as a winner in the category CEHAPE Regional Priority Goal I Water and Sanitation. The projects were evaluated by a jury consisting of international experts from the health and environment sectors.

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