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First Annual Global Environmental Health Day Celebrates Collaboration
On June 29 NIEHS hosted the first annual Global Environmental Health Day to highlight GEH efforts in North Carolina and around the world.

GEH Day Slide

Putting Environment in Global Health

The recent special issue of Annals of Global Health, Children’s Health in a Changing Environment, marks a milestone effort to “put the ‘e’ in global health,” that is, to integrate an environmental lens into the mainstream global health agenda.

Annals of Global Health - Cover

Training and Trainee Highlights at GEH Day
At its first Global Environmental Health Day on June 29, NIEHS highlighted personal stories and developing scientific efforts in global environmental health for international fellows.

New UN Environment Programme Report Features NIEHS SRP Grantee Tools
The new Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6) Regional Assessment for North America report by the United Nations Environment Programme highlights a mapper from the Columbia University Superfund Research Program (SRP) Online Mapping Project.

Climate and Health Take Center Stage Again in Paris

In early July, Paris once again played host to a gathering focused on global climate change. More than 300 scientists, policy makers, communicators, government leaders, and funders gathered at the Second Global Conference on Health and Climate.

Grants and Funding

Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Initiative

Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01) (R21) (R03)

Upcoming Events

University of North Carolina Water and Health Conference
October 10-14, 2016
The 2016 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy

Triangle Global Health Annual Conference
September 30, 2016
The 2016 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference, From Local to Global

The 22 session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22)
November 7-18, 2016
The 22 session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) and the 12 session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12)

NIEHS Environmental Health Science FEST-event
December 5-8, 2016
EHS FEST will bring together researchers, community engagement teams, trainees, and young investigators supported by NIEHS for several days of scientific dialog.

2017 CUGH Conference: Registration is Open
October 1, 2016
Call for: Abstract submissions and panel proposals. Join more than 1,700 global health faculty, student, implementers and leaders from over 50 countries to explore the latest in global health, planetary health, and the role universities play in addressing global health challenges.