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NIEHS and Fogarty Program Support Research to Improve Global Brain Health

Research projects funded and supported by NIEHS and NIH Fogarty International Center in Thailand, Egypt, and the Democratic Republic of Congo are addressing exposures related to brain and nervous system disorders in children.

Egyptian field worker walks through a cotton field, using a backpack sprayer to apply pesticides

Health Costs of Chemical Exposures May Exceed 10 Percent of Global GDP

The health consequences of chemical exposures in the environment may cost the world more than 10 percent of the global gross domestic product, according to a new study by NIEHS-funded researchers.

costs of exposure-dependent adverse effects

Building Capacity in Africa for Genomics and Environmental Health Research

H3Africa is working to grow the next generation of scientific leaders in Africa.

Air Pollution, Climate Change, and Health in India – Part 2

GEH Chat examines the work that NIEHS is doing to build a community of practice in India to increase capacity to address environmental and health concerns.

Integrating Greater Understanding of Avoidable Early Environmental Exposures Into Children’s Global Health

In November 2017, WHO assembled a global group of policy, advocacy, research translation, and education experts at the Second Meeting on Avoidable Early Environmental Exposures.

Grants and Funding

Grants of interest to GEH researchers

Upcoming Events

Triangle Global Health Career Day
February 16, 2018
2018 Triangle Global Health Career Day

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

World Health Assembly
May 21 – 26, 2018
71st World Health Assembly