ITREOH – International Training and Research In Environmental and Occupational Health 1995-2012

Romania is a beneficiary of the International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health. This program has provided various levels of training to health research specialists in the areas of environmental health, occupational health and public health from research and educational institutions in Central and Eastern Europe (Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Romania) and, more recently, in The Gambia, West Africa. It is coordinated by the University of Iowa Center for International Rural and Environmental Health (CIREH). There are three types of training programs available at the University of Iowa: short term, middle term and long term, which contributes to the capacity building of young researchers and professionals from Eastern and Central European Countries.

Specific objectives:
– to train foreign health scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists, toxicologists, engineers, industrial hygienists, chemists and allied health workers from developing countries and emerging democracies in both general environmental health and occupational health.

Coordinator: University of Iowa, USA
Partner: Babes-Bolyai University from Cluj-Napoca
Funder:  Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, USA
Total budget: 110.000 Euro/year (budget for BBU: 20.000 Euro/year)