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ISSN 2077-7477 (Print)
ISSN 2077-7485 (Online)

A journal "Dovkillia ta zdorovia" (Environment & Health) publishes the articles on the problems in the field of medical ecology, hygiene, health protection and ecological safety.

Founder of the Journal:
State Institution "O.M. Marzeiev Institute for Hygiene and Medical Ecology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine"

Frequency of publication:
quarterly

Environment & HealthISSN: 2077-7477 eISSN: 2077-7485
No: 3 (100)   -   September, 2021   -   Pages: 44-48
Electromagnetic fields as an eco-hygienic problem of our time
Dumanskyi V.Yu.1, Koziarin I.P.2, Ivakhno O.P.2
1 State Institution "O.M. Marzeiev Institute for Public Health of the NAMSU"
2 P. L. Shupyk National Medical Academy for Post-Graduate Education, Kyiv

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ABSTRACT:
Objective: We performed the eco-hygienic assessment of electromagnetic fields as an environmental factor under modern conditions.

Materials and methods: We determined a range of issues on the significance of electromagnetic fields of various frequencies and intensities in human vital activity on the basis of the analysis of scientific literature.

Results and discussion: Taking into account the further development of the national economy of the country, safety and protection of the population from the effects of electromagnetic fields both in industry and everyday life remain one of the urgent problems, taking into consideration that their biological effect on the human organism is very complex and has not been completely studied. In this regard, special attention should be paid to the use of hand-held telephones and computers which are used by the people of different age, gender and physiological state of the organism. Therefore, the existing protection measures against the negative effect of EMF require further improvement and refinement.

Conclusions: Protection of the population from the adverse effects of electromagnetic radiation of various frequencies and intensities has been and remains an urgent eco-hygienic problem of mankind, and medical workers, engineers, biologists, ecologists and other specialists should participate in its solution.

KEYWORDS:
electromagnetic field, biological effect, health of the population, preventive measures
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