Since 2004, DEP has been identified as the National Coordination Centre for the prevention of heat wave related health effects by the Italian Civil Protection. Currently DEP coordinates the National HHWWS and the Lazio regional HHWWS.
Laboratory as well as epidemiological studies involving both workers exposed to noise in the workplace, and the general population living in the surroundings of airports, factories and roads with high traffic,
The regional laws DGR n. 438/ 18.07.2006 and DGR n. 177/ 27.03.2009 have established the C.O.R. (Regional Operative Centre) of the Lazio Region at the Department of Epidemiology of the Regional Health Service - ASL Rome E
Knowledge of the state of health of the population is essential for health care planning, for the definition of prevention programs and for evaluating the effectiveness and quality of health care interventions.
Cochrane is an international network made up of professionals, health care administrators and users interested in preparing, updating and disseminating systematic revisions of primary studies on the effects of health care.
The availability of the archives of the regional pharmaceutical federation has, in the last few years, given impetus to the development of epidemiological studies that use the data of drug prescriptions.