The North-West Public Health Center is planning to organize and hold the IV International Scientific and Practical Conference “Problems of Health Maintenance and Sanitary-Epidemiological Well-being Provision of Arctic Population” on October 19-20, 2023 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Actual website of conference https://arcticahealth.ru/
The following issues are supposed to be discussed at the conference in an on-line format:
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The North-West Public Health Research Center (NWPHRC) was established in 1924, as Leningrad Scientific Research Institute of Occupational Hygiene and Diseases. Over the past century NWPHRC has made a significant contribution to the implementation and development of national (and international) hygienic science, and today it is, undoubtedly, one of the leading hygienic institutions of the country.
NWPHRC carries out comprehensive environmental hygiene expeditionary studies in various regions of Russian Arctic (from Kola Peninsula to Chukotka), actively cooperating with foreign partners.
The main areas of scientific research of the NWPHRC in the Arctic are: environmental hygiene and epidemiology, hygienic assessment of working conditions and occupational disease incidence among industrial workers, local food and water safety, cancer epidemiology, ecotoxicology of persistent toxic substances (PTS), assessment of contaminant exposure (of global and local origin), their health effects and health risks, development of measures to reduce environmental pollution of Arctic areas and to minimize the impact of harmful environmental factors on population health, including indigenous peoples. NWPHRC has got a branch in Kirovsk city of Murmansk region.