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New Report Highlights Magnitude of Global Lead Poisoning in Children
A new report is the first to describe the magnitude of global lead poisoning, finding up to 800 million children have unsafe blood lead levels. Nearly half of these children live in South Asia.

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Recognizing the Role of Water Insecurity in Infant Undernutrition
A new study expands the understanding of how water insecurity may impact infant feeding and health.

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GEOHealth Hub Activities Highlighted During the Fogarty International Center’s Virtual Meeting
Grantees of the FIC GEOHealth program convened online to share project updates, lessons learned, and future ideas.

TEDMED Talk by Dr. Cheryl Holder: The Link Between Climate Change, Health and Poverty
Dr. Holder's talk "The Link Between Climate Change, Health and Poverty" explores her proposed tools and strategies that would make for a robust medical response to climate change.

32nd Annual ISEE Conference Showcases Global Environmental Public Health Issues Via a Virtual Platform
The annual conference brought together environmental public health researchers and other professionals to exchange scientific discoveries and advance environmental health policy.

Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers

Upcoming Events

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
October 24-28, 2020
Live Online

International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
October 25-31, 2020

CDC's Climate and Health Virtual Symposium
October 29, 2020
Live Online

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
December 1-17, 2020
Live Online

2020 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference
December 3, 2020
Live Online