Odile Cecile Mekel

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Over the past years, application of health impact assessment has increased substantially, and there has been a strong growth of tools that allow quantification of health impacts for a range of health relevant policies. We review these developments, and conclude that further tool development is no longer a main priority, although several aspects need to be(More)
Worldwide there is a tendency towards deregulation in many policy sectors - this, for example, includes liberalization and privatization of drinking-water management. However, concerns about the negative impacts this might have on human health call for prospective health impact assessment (HIA) on the management of drinking-water. On the basis of an(More)
Over the last two decades, quantitative risk assessment has received increasing attention in Germany. By now it is also acknowledged that probabilistic techniques in risk assessment seem to be superior to the conventional point estimate approach. An important prerequisite for the use of probabilistic techniques is seen in the provision of 'standard'(More)
Le Dr Odile Mekel et ses collègues nous proposent dans cet article de quantifier l’impact du bruit induit par le trafic routier (BTR) sur la santé des enfants. La démarche adoptée par les auteurs s’inscrit dans une réflexion sur la faisabilité et la pertinence de ce type d’évaluation. En effet, l’évaluation de l’impact sanitaire (EIS) du BTR sur la santé(More)
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