Working Groups

Outdoor Air and Health Surveillance Workgroup

This workgroup aims to produce on a regular basis:

  • a document providing guidance on basic requirements for launching a simple surveillance system for air pollution and health at the city level
  • an inventory and/or case studies on how air pollution exposure and health outcome data have been used to advance policies at national and local levels

Carbon Monoxide Workgroup

This workgroup helped to set up the International Carbon Monoxide Research Network (ICORN) to take forward some work to produce a global burden of disease from CO poisoning estimate.

Human Biomonitoring Workgroup

This working group supports human biomonitoring activities for Tracking and surveillance purposes, globally. Partners of the working group are associated with the European Commission funded HBM4EU project.

Southern Hemisphere Tracking Network

A growing network of practitioners involved in building Environmental Public Health Tracking and surveillance in southern hemisphere countries, including New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific Region. For more information email 

Capacity Building Workgroup for Low- and Middle-Income Countries 

This workgroup supports development of Tracking activities and systems in low and middle income countries by sharing best practice and facilitating access to international experts. In 2019, INPHET members were invited to attend and speak at a 2-day Tracking workshop in Tbilisi, Georgia, funded by the European Commision’s TAIEX programme. The workshop was hosted by the Georgian National Centre for Disease Control. The objectives of workshop was to share tracking experiences in Georgia and neighbouring countries in the Euro Asiatic Region. Health and environment administrations of the Eurasian region, along with international EPHT experts, took part in this event to support development of tracking activities in the region.

Workgroup Structure

INPHET working groups are led by volunteers. The working group leader is a member of the Scientific Committee and members of the working group can be INPHET members with an interest in the subject. Contact to join a working group..