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XVI Congreso sobre Epidemiologia en Salud Ocupacional; II Simposio sobre Asma Ocupacional; III Congreso Internacional sobre Salud de la Mujer: Trabajo, Cancer y Reproduccion. (Recent and Upcoming Meetings).

September 11-13, 2002

Barcelona, Spain

The 16th Congress on Epidemiology in Occupational Health, the 2nd Symposium on Occupational Asthma Occupational Asthma Definition

Occupational asthma is a form of lung disease in which the breathing passages shrink, swell, or become inflamed or congested as a result of exposure to irritants in the workplace.
, and the 3rd International Congress on Women's Health Women's Health Definition

Women's health is the effect of gender on disease and health that encompasses a broad range of biological and psychosocial issues.
: Work, Cancer and Reproduction will include presentations on women, health and work, focusing on: musculo-skeletal disorders; job safety; work-related injuries; work-related respiratory illnesses Noun 1. respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder

adult respiratory distress syndrome, ARDS, wet lung, white lung - acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the
; unstable employment; and work-related asthma.

Overlapping these events is the Annual Congress of the Spanish Epidemiological Society, September 12-14, also to be held in Barcelona. This year the Congress will focus on "Gender and Health."

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