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Planetary Health Paradigm Finds Synergy and Gains Momentum

Spurred by the 2015 report of The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health, a number of initiatives are opening new research frontiers in global environmental health.

Planetary Health GeoHealth Conference attendees

Recognizing the Importance of People’s Environments through a “One Health” Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance

Two recent papers highlight the global environmental health aspects of antimicrobial resistance, taking a One Health approach.

woman and cow at a well

Drop and Give Me Data! Innovation Boot Camp Challenges Students to Build Global Health Tools

The Triangle Global Health Consortium recently partnered with The Medical Innovators Collaborative (MEDIC) to sponsor an innovation boot camp to build global health tools.

Global Health and the Future Role of the United States

The United States has long been a leader in global health. Yet resources are not unlimited, and the case for continued commitment must be made.

WHO Chemical Risk Assessment Network Continues Collaborative Efforts Worldwide

The World Health Organization (WHO) Chemical Risk Assessment Network recently held their second face-to-face meeting in Parma, Italy.

Grants and Funding

Grants and Funding

Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings (R21)
Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings (R01)
Emerging Global Leader Award
Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Upcoming Events

World Water Week
August 27 – September 1, 2017
World Water Week: Water and Waste – Reduce and Reuse

Global Environmental Health Day 2017
September 15, 2017
GEH Day 2017: Global Community Empowerment through Community-Engaged Research

NIEHS Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Meeting
September 18 – 20, 2017
2017 PEPH Network Meeting

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

Triangle Global Health Consortium Annual Meeting
September 28, 2017
Making a Difference: Global Health and its Social, Economic, and Political Impact

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

American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo
November 4 – 8, 2017
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo: Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health