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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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National Meetings Focus on the Importance of Addressing Climate Change

The National Academy of Medicine and the U.S. Global Change Research Program each held key meetings with climate change as the focus area.

A city showing the effect of Climate Change

Climate Change Likely to Influence the Abundance and Geographic Range of Ticks and Their Associated Diseases
A new article from the Journal of Medical Entomology considers how changes to global temperatures and precipitation, exacerbated by climate change, may affect ticks and tick-borne diseases.

Nicholas Ogden, BVSc, D.Phil.

E-conference and Workshop Explore the Intersection of Environmental Determinants and Infectious Diseases in India
Scientists from India and the U.S. participated in a pre-conference mentoring workshop and subsequent four-day conference focusing on climate, disasters, air pollution, and the indoor environment.

Video of the Fourth Global Environmental Health Day
"Science at the Cutting Edge of Global Environmental Change and Health" held virtually on July 1, 2020, is now available.

New NIEHS GEH WHOCC Annual Report
NIEHS is excited to release the NIEHS WHO Collaborating Centre Annual Report summarizing NIEHS’ Global Environmental Health work in 2019 and 2020.

Grants and Funding
Grants of Interest to GEH Researchers