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A Global Collaborative Approach to Improve Human Health Risk Assessment

Through sharing experiences and capacity building in developed and developing countries, the WHO Chemical Risk Assessment Network is working to improve chemical risk assessment across the globe.

European Food Safety Authority

UNC Chapel Hill Team Analyzes Global Air Pollution Sources to Help Target Pollution Control Measures

Applying a computer model looking at air pollutant concentrations, a research team at University of North Carolina revealed how drivers of emissions affecting global health vary significantly in different world regions.

heat map

Improving Community-Led Total Sanitation Outcomes through Training

A NIEHS training grantee studying implementation science has found evidence in Ghana and Ethiopia that training of community members can lead to reductions in open defecation.

Webinars Explore Climate and Health Risks in India

The Understanding Climate and Health Risks in India (UCHAI) initiative is holding a webinar series to explore different health outcomes and exposures related to climate change.

NIEHS Redesignated as a WHO Collaborating Centre

NIEHS is proud to announce re-designation as a WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) through 2021.

Grants and Funding

Grants of interest to GEH researchers

Upcoming Events

Global Health Mini-University
September 14, 2017
Global Health Mini-University

Global Environmental Health Day 2017
September 15, 2017
GEH Day 2017: Supporting Community-Based Participatory Research in a Global Setting

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

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

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