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Part II. Health & environment in the Arctic: Trends of POPs and mercury in the environment and humans and their effects. Thursday 23 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 10:50-11:50
Auditorium 2
10:50-11:50 Oral presentations
Chair: Simon Wilson & Janet Pawlak
Risk Communication in the Arctic: an International Perspective
Shawn Donaldson*1, Tara Leech1, Jim Berner2, Eva Bonefeld-Jorgenson3, Alexey Dudarev4, Leanna Ellsworth5, Andy Gilman6, Eva Kruemmel5, Jon Odland7, Arja Rautio8, Anne Regine Lager9, Constantine Tikhonov1, Pal Weihe10, Jennifer Gibson1, Nadine Kolas1, Bryan Adlard1
1Health Canada, Canada, 2Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, USA, 3Aarhus University, Denmark, 4Northwest Public Health Research Centre, Russia, 5Inuit Circumpolar Council, Canada, 6Sustainable Solutions International, Canada, 7University of Tromso, Norway, 8Thule Institute, Finland, 9University Hospital of Northern Norway, Norway, 10Faroese Hospital System, Faroe Islands
10:50-11:05
Environmental exposure to widespread contaminants
Bo Jönsson2, Christian Lindh2, Lars Rylander2, Gunnar Toft3, Birgit Bjerre Høyer3, Henning Sloth Pedersen*1, Jens Peter Bonde4, Marcello Spáno5, Valentyna Zviezda6
1Primary Health Care Center, Greenland, 2Division of Occupational and Environmental MedicineDepartment of Laboratory Medicine, Sweden, 3Dansk Ramazzia Center, Department of Occupational Medicine, University of Århus,, Denmark, 4Departmemt Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Bispebjerg Iniversity Hospital, Denmark, 5Laboratory of Toxicology, Ungyloit of Radiation Biology and Human Health, ENEA Casaccia Research Center, Italy, Italy, 6Department og Social Medicine and Organisation of Public Health, Kharhiv National Medical University, Ukraine
11:05-11:20
Human concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and health outcomes in the Mediterranean region. Comparison to Arctic exposures and effects.
Joan Grimalt
IDAEA-CSIC, Spain
11:20-11:35
Persistent organic pollutants in males in the Tromsø study 1979-2007
Therese Haugdahl Nøst*1,2, Vivian Berg1,2, Robin Vestergren2,4, Ole-Martin Fuskevåg3, Evert Nieboer1,5, Jon Øyvind Odland1, Torkjel Manning Sandanger1
1Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2NILU- Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway, 3Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway (UNN), Norway, 4Department of Applied Environmental Science (ITM), Stockholm University, Sweden, 5Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Canada
11:35-11:50