Occupational lung disease is a major area of concern in occupational health, exhibiting a diverse panorama across countries.
While pneumoconiosis is deemed to be the most common occupational disease in many developing countries, emphasis is shifting towards asbestos-related lung diseases and occupational asthma in industrialized countries.
Following the Occupational Health for All strategies set forth by the World Health Organization, we propose that a model system based upon the Global Health Network can serve as an effective vehicle towards the prevention of occupational lung diseases on a global scale.
It has the potential to : (1) enhance transmission of data and collaboration with the primary health care system in disease surveillance ; (2) strengthen research and information transfer and (3) promote education and training at all levels of prevention, with a possible application to the interpretation of chest radiograms.
Mots-clés Pascal : Pneumoconiose, Silicose, Asthme, Exposition professionnelle, Prévention, Politique sanitaire, OMS, Internet, Réseau international, Télécommunication, Système information, Médecine travail, Homme, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Poumon pathologie, Maladie professionnelle, Bronchopneumopathie obstructive
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pneumoconiosis, Silicosis, Asthma, Occupational exposure, Prevention, Health policy, WHO, Internet, International network, Telecommunication, Information system, Occupational medicine, Human, Respiratory disease, Lung disease, Occupational disease, Obstructive pulmonary disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0120191
Code Inist : 002B30B03. Création : 22/06/1998.