Within the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic gripping the world, global environmental health remains an important public health issue. Climate, environment, and weather extremes will continue to influence human health outcomes and consequent public health responses.
The Early Landscape of COVID-19 and Climate Factors
Preliminary studies by researchers around the world suggest climate and environmental factors may influence the transmission, progression, and severity of COVID-19.
A recent U.S. Agency for International Development activity strives to improve the effectiveness of climate resiliency and risk management by developing climate adaptation assessments and building research capacity in countries around the world.
A Doctors' Public Health Poem: "What Future Do We Choose?"
Seven doctors from around the world recently performed a video poem that highlights how our health is inextricably linked to that of the planet. Together with Mercury Prize nominated musician Sam Lee, this video demands bold action to protect the planet as a public health strategy.
WHO Releases Training Package on Children’s Environmental Health
The World Health Organization, in collaboration with international experts, recently released an updated WHO Training Package on children’s environmental health for health care providers who work with children and adolescents.
GEH Day 2020 - Virtual
July 1, 2020
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
October 24-28, 2020
Climate Change and Human Health Literature Portal Launch
July 1, 2020
International Society for Environmental Epidemiology 32nd Annual Meeting - Now Virtual
August 24-27, 2020
The UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice
October 5-9, 2020
Chapel Hill, North Carolina