This year, the World Health Organisation will publish a revised edition of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), which will include Hoarding Disorder as a distinct mental health condition.
Big data sets and analytics are being used to protect Scotland’s environment, improving air quality, noise mapping, energy efficiency, promoting environmental justice, tracking climate change, monitoring water quality and evaluating land quality.
Advances in data gathering and sharing mean that in 2018 we have more information available than in the past. Other examples include details of parks and other outdoor spaces, airport passenger numbers, bus/rail/tram and Subway services, live traffic information, car-park flows, road works and the location of public CCTV cameras.
Edinburgh Napier University is holding its 4th Annual Electric Vehicle Event on Wednesday 10th October 2018 at their Craiglockhart Campus. Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure & Connectivity has confirmed that he will give the keynote address and the Scottish Government are sponsoring our event again this year.
There will be a display of electric vehicles and exhibition stands.
The 3rd International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) Academic and 16th Makerere University Environmental Health Students’ Association (MUEHSA) Scientific Conference is to to be held from 9th to 11th April 2019 at Hotel Africana in Kampala, Uganda with the theme "Environmental Health: A Cornerstone to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs".