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Global Environmental Health Events Archive

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Event Date Location Topic Materials
Expert Consultation on Measuring Health Gains from Sustainable Development
NIEHS partnered with WHO to convene an expert consultation on potential health indicators for sustainable development goals in non-health sectors in Geneva, Switzerland on May 17-18, 2012. The reports and recommendations produced by this meeting were presented by WHO at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil in June 2012.
5/17/2012 Geneva, Switzerland Other Report
Framing the NIEHS Agenda on Climate Change


4/16/2008 Bethesda, Maryland Climate Change Report
Health Burden of Indoor Air Pollution on Women and Children in Developing Countries
In May 2011, NIEHS partnered with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the Fogarty International Center (FIC) to convene an international workshop on the “Health Burden of Indoor Air Pollution on Women and Children in Developing Countries.” Nine workgroups deliberated on research needs in specific focus areas, including cancer, cardiovascular outcomes, infection, respiratory disease, exposure assessment and biomarkers, pregnancy and neonatal outcomes, burns and eye injuries, and behavioral and empowerment issues. These recommendations have informed the research agenda of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves as well as NIH and other institutions.


5/09/2011 Bethesda, Maryland Cookstoves Agenda
National Center for Atmospheric Research 2/27/2003 Research Triangle Park, North Carolina Climate Change Report
Primary Prevention: Avoiding Non-Communicable Diseases by Reducing Early Life Exposure
A side event to the Prenatal Programming and Toxicology III Workshop in Paris, France, in July 2012 brought together scientific experts on the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) with leaders of the global health organizations devoted to reducing the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). The objective: explore ways to incorporate prenatal and early life preventive measures to reduce environmental contributions to NCDs.
5/13/2012 Paris, France DOHaD


Related Lancet Commentary


Regional WHO-PAHO Collaborating Centers Biannual Conference 10/24/2011 Research Triangle Park, North Carolina Other Report
Side Event to ICCM3
As part of a series of joint activities on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs), NIEHS co-sponsored with WHO a side event at the third International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM3 ) in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 16, 2012.
9/16/2012 Nairobi, Kenya NCD’s  
Workshop on Health Care Facility Climate Change Resiliency
PAHO collaborated with Health Canada (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States), the Cana¬dian Coalition for Green Health Care, the National Institute of Public Health (Institut national de santé publique, Quebec City, Québec, Canada; INSPQ) and Synergie Santé Environment (Montreal, Québec, Canada) to convene international experts for a workshop on “Health Care Facility Climate Change Resiliency,” held in Montreal, Québec, Canada. At the workshop, WHOCC’s from the PAHO region focused on health care system resilience and existing toolkits to assist facilities in adapting to increasingly severe extreme weather events.


9/22/2015 Montreal, Canada Climate Change


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