EBoD-FL. Guidelines for mapping the environmental burden of disease in Flanders, 2023

Last updated on 2-7-2024 by Arno Pauwels

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The environment poses a diverse range of health risks. Environmental burden of disease (EBD) studies try to estimate the impact of environmental stressors in terms mortality or morbidity on a population level. Although environmental risks have been studied in Flanders, an effort to routinely quantify the environmental disease burden completely and coherently has thus far not been established. For this reason, Sciensano and Departement Zorg are partnering up in a project to map the Environmental Burden of Disease in Flanders (EBoD-FL). The aim of the research is to inventory the burden of…

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