Epidemiology as a common European endeavour

Jørn Olsen and Rodolfo Saracci

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780198569541
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191724077 | DOI:
Epidemiology as a common European endeavour

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This chapter demonstrates the important role played by the World Health Organisation (WHO), International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and the EU in fostering education, training, and cooperation in epidemiology in Europe. The possibilities for improving the health of the population in Europe have not and are not being exploited in an optimal way. Unfortunately, the concentration on wealth creation and the illusory glamour of developing new technologies, for example molecular biology, permeates international bodies as much as it does national governments.

Keywords: World Health Organization; European Union; Europe; education; training

Chapter.  4468 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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