The Center for International Health of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany, hosted its first Occupational Safety and Health symposium in Munich, 16 March 2019. In this high-level international event current global challenges in the diagnosis and management of work-related respiratory diseases were addressed.
Frank van Dijk from LDOH held a lecture on Occupational Health systems focusing on the innovative power of online information & education and on basic occupational health care forms realized in a variety of countries. Numerous examples were given. Both innovations are urgently needed to inform, educate and care for the 85 % of all workers in the world that have no professional support in occupational health and safety.
download the open access presentation: LMU CIH Symposium, Lecture Frank van Dijk
The Center of International Health is an interdisciplinary and international network of excellence with the head office located at the hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in Germany. The center has partners in Latin America, Africa and Asia, as well as alumni in more than 25 countries worldwide.