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Lancet Countdown Tracks International Progress on Health and Climate Change
Launched last November, the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change outlines a path to possibly “the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century.”

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Lifetime Arsenic Exposure Linked to High Blood Pressure in Northern Chile
Researchers funded by NIEHS recently found an association between arsenic in drinking water in northern Chile and hypertension; they are the first to use individual lifetime exposure history to examine this link.

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NIEHS Partnerships Promote Science and Climate Education Around the World
To help bring its new Climate Change and Human Health lesson materials to a global audience, NIEHS will be partnering with the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program.

New American Meteorological Society Forum Video Highlights Climate and Health Observations
A new video developed as part of the 2017 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting’s “17th Presidential Forum: Earth System Observations in Service to Society” highlights the connection between climate and health.

NIEHS Helps Build Capacity in Environmental Health Through WHO Chemical Risk Assessment Network
Since 2013, NIEHS has participated in development, planning, and support for the World Health Organization (WHO) Chemical Risk Assessment Network (Network).

Grants and Funding
Global Noncommunicable Diseases and Injury Research

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Japan

International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA)

Upcoming Events

Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference
April 7-9, 2017
8th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference: Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems

Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 22-23, 2017
The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world's leading and largest global health conference.

World Health Assembly
May 22-26, 2017
70th World Health Assembly

NIEHS GEH Day 2017
September 15, 2017
Please plan to join NIEHS on September 15, 2017 for the second annual GEH Day!

International Society of Environmental Epidemiology 2017 (ISEE17)
September 24-28, 2017
29th Annual Scientific Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology: Healthy Places, Healthy People – Where Are the Connections?

International Society of Exposure Science 2017
October 15-19, 2017
International Society of Exposure Science 2017: Integrating Exposure Science across Diverse Communities