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.
Top international experts in environmental epidemiology, exposure assessment, health policy, health economics, global health epidemiology, and data analytics discuss challenges and opportunities at the workshop.(Photo courtesy of Howard Hu).
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.
A traditional Guatemalan stove and a liquified petroleum gas stove.(Photo courtesy of Courtney Lynn Johnson).
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.
Fogarty International Center 50th Anniversary Symposium
May 1, 2018
NIH Campus, Bethesda, Maryland or via Webcast
World Health Assembly
May 21 – 26, 2018
World Environment Day 2018
June 5, 2018
NIEHS GEH Day 2018
June 6, 2018
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina or via Webcast
International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Annual Meeting
August 26 – 30, 2018
WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health
October 30 – November 1, 2018