Building off the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health Report, the Pollution and Health Initiative is working to bring environmental health experts together to address the global burden of disease.
A behavioral intervention that promoted gas stove use by pregnant women in rural Guatemala dramatically reduced wood stove use in a recent study conducted by NIEHS grantees.
Srishti Shrestha, Ph.D., a post-doctoral fellow in the NIEHS Chronic Disease Epidemiology Branch, came to her research focus because of what she saw in her home country of Nepal.
In March, the NIEHS-WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Sciences helped plan and sponsor sessions at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Annual Conference. The New York City meeting brought together over 1800 professionals and global health researchers from 55 countries.
NIH Campus, Bethesda, Maryland or via Webcast
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina or via Webcast