Occupational Health Crossing Borders

Klinikum der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München / Leiterin der AG Arbeits- und Umweltepidemiologie, Net-Teaching
17.05.2009 - 30.05.2009  Munich
Deadline for applications November, 30th 2008
Course Content
Annually, 2 million workers die due to workplace accidents and diseases caused by work. The resulting economic and personal burden is huge. In times of globalisation it is important to be acquainted with occupational health (OH) systems across the world. The overall aim of this Summer School is to train those currently involved in OH in low and middle income countries on the most important aspects of OH in Europe. In this context the OH system of the participating countries are iluminated.
Target Audience
Physicians, nurses, engineers, psychologists working in occupational health
Undergraduate training in medicine, nursing, engineering or psychology
Local Organizer
Clinical Centre of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Scholarships covering parts of the costs will be available for participants from low and middle income countries. Scholarship holders will be selected based on their involvement in OH and their knowledge of English.
EUR 600,00
Organizer contact info
Ziemssenstr. 1
80336 München
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