Past Conference 2018

Children are one of the most vulnerable groups in society with regard to exposure to environmental stressors. There is still a lot to be done to protect children. We can learn from many professionals about the latest developments. The 9th International Network on Children’s Health, Environment and Safety (INCHES) Conference is organised the 27-29th of June 2018 in Seoul, Korea.

Scientific Committee

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Previous meetings



Environmental determinants of child health

  • Cohorts
  • Heavy metals intoxication
  • Child labour
  • Developing countries and children’s environmental health
  • Environment and survival of childhood cancer
  • Pollutants at school
  • Indoor environment
  • Air pollution – respiratory health
  • Biomonitoring
  • Preconceptional exposures
  • Burden of disease
  • Radiation and child health
  • Training Workshop: Environmental Pediatrics for Pediatric residents
  • Asthma and Respiratory Diseases
  • Epigenetics and Congenital Malformations
  • Children’s Environmental Health as policy topic
  • Alcohol and other recreative drugs
  • Pharmaco-toxicology (pharmaceuticals in pregnancy and in childhood)
  • Water pollution and children’s health
  • Children and war
  • Urban health and children

     Announcement for the 9th International Conference on Children’s Health and the Environment

We are writing to request your participation of the 9th International Conference on Children’s Health and the Environment, to be held 27-29 June 2018 , at at the Hoam Faculty House (Seoul National University), Seoul, Korea. The conference has the following objectives:

  • to provide an international forum for the latest research findings in children’s environmental health
  • to define the relationship between environmental contaminants and children’s health
  • to strengthen the importance of prenatal exposure to environmental factors on pregnancy outcome and children’s health
  • to identify opportunities to minimize childhood prenatal and postnatal exposure to environmental contaminants
  • to provide insight in the activities in the field of science and policy interface
  • to build a platform of knowledge at an international level
  • to develop a greater awareness among health professionals about children’s health and the environment; and
  • to initiate future directions in research in the field of children’s environmental health.


Yours sincerely,

Mina Ha, MD, MPH, PhD

Yun-Chul Hong, MD, PhD

Peter van den Hazel, MD, MPH, – President, INCHES