InChildHealth at IOHA 2024

Congratulation to Pedro Pena from the InChildHealth project who received the Workplace Wonder Winner Poster Award for his work on Insights of Portugal’s Teaching Staff Microbial Occupational Exposure at the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) 2024 conference.

Citizen Science in Portugal

The team from IPL has reached the final stages of its Citizen Science activities in Portugal. Over 1 200 primary school children and teachers participated in a series of educational activities focused on indoor air quality research such as: Surface swabs collection: They collected swab samples from different surfaces to test for microorganisms and allergens. Electrostatic Dust Cloth extractions: Students …

InChildHealth participated to ICOH 2024 conference

Prof. Heidi Salonen (Aalto University) presented one oral presentation about The effect of cleaning products on occupants’ health at the International Commission on Occupational Health ICOH 2024 conference held in Marrakesh (Maroc) in May 2024.

InChildHealth hosted the IDEAL cluster meeting 2024

The InChildHealth project was happy to host the annual IDEAL cluster 2024 meeting at Aalto University campus in Finland, Thanks to all the in-person and online participants for the fruitful discussions on Indoor Air Quality and Health Research with the European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA), KHEALTHinAIR EU Project, TWINAIR, InChildHealth, LEARN Project, EDIAQI EU, INQUIRE and SynAir-G.

The start of our sampling campaigns

Did you know that we are starting sampling in 4 countries? We are monitoring the air quality in places where primary school children spend their time. This will help us understand what children are exposed to in their daily life. Stay tuned for more news!

Meet the PI from CSEM

Stephan Dasen is a project manager and communication systems engineer, together with a team of highly skilled engineers and technicians, provides wearable sensors allowing to monitor the health status as well as the activity of asthmatic children. Working in CSEM, he is responsible for the wearable sensors​ under the InChildHealth Project.

InChildHealth meeting in Lisbon

Over 40 members of the InChildHealth consortium convened in Lisbon, Portugal for the hybrid consortium meeting held in Lisbon, Portugal. During the week a lot of brainstorming and discussion went into adding the final touches to the sampling strategy for the Tier0 and Tier1 sampling campaigns, and reviewing the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for sampling. This meeting was hosted at …

Meet the IPL team

Did you know that H&TRC – Health and Technology Research Center has a massive expertise in microbiologic agents exposure, mainly in indoor air environmental, as well as, occupational environments? These four researchers – Carla Viegas, Marina Almeida-Silva, Edna Ribeiro and Liliana Aranha Caetano – will collaborate in several WP from the InChildHealth Project and also in IDEAL Cluster.

Meet the CSEM team

CSEM (Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique) is a Swiss Research and Technology Organisation. It creates value through future innovative solution for health monitoring. CSEM is active in two major technological developments for the consortium. Wearable Sensors Stephan Dasen, project manager and communication systems engineer, together with a team of highly skilled engineers and technicians, provides wearable sensors allowing to …

Meet the PI of IPL

Carla Viegas is the Principal investigator for H&TRC – Health and Technology Research Center, Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa, Politécnico de Lisboa.