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Global Environmental Health Day 2017 Focuses on Community-Engaged Research Around the World

NIEHS held its second annual Global Environmental Health Day on September 15, highlighting approaches and tools to empower communities to deepen their involvement in environmental health research.

Castranio welcomed attendees

Community-Based Approach for Reporting Back Exposure Results in an Agricultural Community

In a recent paper, University of Washington researchers describe how they used community-based participatory research to decide how to best depict and disseminate research findings to study participants.

apple orchard

Former NIEHS SRP Trainee Building Capacity in Sri Lanka

A former Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center trainee explained at NIEHS GEH Day how he is integrating research with capacity building to address issues related to environmental health in his native country of Sri Lanka.

Global Health and the Future Role of the United States
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a new interactive resource on the 2017 consensus report, Global Health and the future role of the United States.

A Look Inside the New NIEHS-WHO Collaborating Centre Workplan

The redesignation of the NIEHS-WHO Collaborating Centre in September 2017 offers a fresh opportunity to consider the Centre’s new workplan and describe how NIEHS will partner with WHO over the next four years.

Grants and Funding

Re-Competition of Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research (UG1)

Clarification of Eligibility for Global Network

Emerging Global Leader Award

Upcoming Events

Water and Health Conference
October 16-20, 2017
The 2017 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy

International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action
October 22-28, 2017
International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action

17th International Conference of the Pacific Basin Consortium
November 14-16, 2017
17th International Conference of the Pacific Basin Consortium: Environmental Health and Sustainable Development

Prevention-Intervention Strategies to Reduce Exposure to E-waste
November 17, 2017
Prevention-Intervention Strategies to Reduce Exposure to E-waste

American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting
January 7–11, 2018
AMS 98th Annual Meeting: Transforming Communication in the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise

Society of Toxicology 2018
March 11-15, 2018
SOT 57th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference
March 15-18, 2018
2018 Annual CUGH Conference: Health Disparities: A Time for Action

Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 14-15, 2018
2018 Global Health & Innovation Conference