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New Efforts Aim to Align Disaster and Climate Adaptation Research Strategies to Improve Global Health

A new framework provides a model for NIEHS and partners to align disaster research and climate adaptation objectives to improve human health globally.

Flooded street in Thailand

Air Pollution Reduces Quality of Life in Peruvian Children with Respiratory Diseases

Asthmatic children exposed to higher concentrations of particulate matter from traffic are more likely to be bothered by a respiratory condition called rhinoconjunctivitis, new NIEHS funded research shows.

Nadine Hansel

NIEHS Fellow Advances Research on Early Life Exposures Around the Globe

Stephani Kim, a postdoctoral fellow in the NIEHS Epidemiology Branch, has focused her passion for global environmental health on studying early life exposures in high-risk populations around the globe.

GEH Day 2018 Videos

The third annual NIEHS Global Environmental Health (GEH) Day brought together over 100 global environmental health professionals and researchers to highlight projects from around the world that translate research into action.

New Paper Identifies Air Pollution Research Priorities for India

Representing two years of bilateral dialogue, a new paper provides a roadmap to address air pollution research needs and gaps in India.

Grants and Funding

Grants of interest to GEH researchers

Upcoming Events

Triangle Global Health Annual Conference
September 27, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina

Global Health Mini-University 2018
October 22, 2018
Washington, D.C.

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, D.C.

American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting
January 6, 2019
Phoenix, Arizona

CUGH 2019 Global Health Conference
March 8 - 10, 2019
Chicago, Illinois