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Researchers Build Capacity for Study of Dementia and Risk Factors in Kazakhstan

A global multidisciplinary research team is building capacity for studying cardiovascular and environmental risk factors for cognitive impairment and dementia among the increasing elderly population in Kazakhstan.

Smog over Almaty

Setting the Stage for Studying Cardiometabolic Disease in Africa
A recent study design article lays the foundation for evaluating risk factors and endpoints associated with cardiovascular and metabolic disease in older adults living in sub-Saharan Africa.

Map of Africa with AWI-Gen study participants across the six centers

Doctoral Fellow Studies Indoor Air Pollution and Health in Peru
Vanessa Burrowes, a Ph.D. candidate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Fogarty Global Health fellow, is investigating how fuel interventions can affect exposures to hazardous indoor air pollution and improve health outcomes.

GeoHealth Tutorial
The Director of the Center for Urban Health at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Gabriel Filipelli presented this tutorial on how to integrate public health and well-being into the Geosciences.

NIEHS, IHME Move Forward on Global Burden of Disease Pollution Health Initiative
In the next step of a broader Global Burden of Disease Pollution Health Initiative, staff from NIEHS and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation met in North Carolina to improve collaboration.

Suk Mentors Students and Makes Connections in Thailand through Fulbright Award
NIEHS Hazardous Substances Branch Chief Bill Suk, Ph.D., took his expertise and enthusiasm for children’s environmental health to Thailand, where he spent six months building capacity in South and Southeast Asia.

Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers

Upcoming Events

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo 2019
November 2 - 6, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clean Cooking Forum 2019
November 5 - 7, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya

ASTMH 68th Annual Meeting
November 20 - 24, 2019
National Harbor, Maryland

Triangle Global Health Annual Conference
October 16, 2019
Durham, North Carolina

Water and Health Conference 2019
October 7 - 11, 2019
Chapel Hill, North Carolina