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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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Global Environmental Health Day 2018 Highlights Research Translation and Lessons Learned

NIEHS held its third annual Global Environmental Health Day on June 6, bringing together over 100 global environmental health professionals, NIEHS staff, researchers from diverse disciplines, policy experts, and students to discuss important issues in research translation and share lessons learned.

GEH Day Attendees

New Insights on Mercury Exposure from Artisanal Gold Mining

Recently published papers look at how mercury exposure from artisanal and small-scale gold mining has impacted the health of populations in South America.

How mercury can enter our environment

Coming Together as One to Solve Global Environmental Health Problems

This spring, the iCOMOS conference brought researchers, government health officials, policy experts, and others from 35 countries to Minneapolis, Minnesota to build capacity and collaborations to solve global One Health problems.

WHO Launches Campaign for a "Pollution Free Generation"

NIEHS experts have worked with WHO to develop a new initiative aiming to integrate environmental health into children’s basic healthcare, called Pollution Free Environment for Healthy Generations.

Grants and Funding

Grants of interest to GEH researchers

Upcoming Events

Triangle Global Health Consortium Annual Conference

September 27, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina

Third Global Conference on Health and Climate

October 2018
Geneva, Switzerland

Water and Health Conference

October 29 - November 2, 2018
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health

October 30 - November 1, 2018
Geneva, Switzerland

APHA Annual Meeting

November 10 - 14, 2018
San Diego, California

AGU Fall Meeting

December 10 - 14, 2018
Washington, DC

CUGH 2019 Global Health Conference

March 8 - 10, 2019
Chicago, Illinois