Report of a Workshop on Environment and Health: Air Quality Research Needs in the EU 7th Framework Programme of Research

17 May 2007

An open international workshop was convened to debate research needs for the EUin the field of health effects of ambient air pollution in the wider context ofenvironmental factors and public health. The workshop provided scientific updatesin a number of key areas including toxicology, epidemiology and exposureassessment. Facilitated discussions amongst participants resulted in a series ofrecommendations which are summarised in the present report.