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Approches systémique, prévention et remédiation en santé environnementale

academic year

Course teacher(s)

Catherine BOULAND (Coordinator)

ECTS credits


Language(s) of instruction


Course content

The course integrates several complementary parts, separated by exercises. Examples and case studies come from the international, European and Brussels practices.1) Methodological introduction : global and systemic approaches adapted to environmental health, multi criteria and trans disciplinary analysis, institutional analysis2) Concepts : health determinants, environmental components, and hierarchy between actions including precautionary principle addressed to health and to environmental issues3) Actions linked to planning, prevention and remediation in environmental health policy framework

Objectives (and/or specific learning outcomes)

Acquisition of global comprehension in environmental health illustrated by examples and case studies

Teaching methods and learning activities

Theory, conferences, practicum and field tours, cases studies and individual or collective work. Each theoretical, methodological or conceptual part is followed by case studies and examples from the field. It is than completed by student’s exercises and presentations in front of the group

References, bibliography, and recommended reading

see environmental health pages in www.bruxellesenvironnement.be, www.nehap.be, www.euro.who.int , www.ec.europa.eu

Other information


Catherine Bouland +32 2 555 40 27catherine.bouland@ulb.ac.be


Method(s) of evaluation

  • Other


examination at the end of the year