Global Study Evaluates Heat-Related Deaths Associated with Climate Change
NIEHS-funded study finds that a third of heat-related deaths between 1991 and 2018 can be attributed to increasingly severe temperatures associated with human-induced climate change.
Exploring Climate Trend Data in a CKDu-endemic Region
NIEHS-funded researchers explore climate trends during harvest seasons in CKDu hotspot regions of Nicaragua.
Voices from the Field: Building Micronesian Dengue Early Warning Systems
Limb Hapairai, Ph.D., regional medical entomologist with the Pacific Island Health Officers Association, shares his experiences implementing dengue early warning systems in the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to build resilience against climate change.
Dr. Collins' Testimony in Front of House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing
Listen to a clip of Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., speaking about climate change and human health at NIH during his testimony in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on May 25, 2021.
WHO Report Explores the Effects of E-waste on Children’s Health
First WHO report on children and e-waste provides a comprehensive summary of the current state of scientific knowledge on e-waste and adverse health outcomes in children.
Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers, including details of the Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Research Opportunities.
Request for Information: Climate Change and Health (NOT-ES-21-009)
July 30 - August 30, 2021
International Society for Environmental Epidemiology 33rd Annual Meeting
August 23 - 26, 2021
International Society of Exposure Science Annual Meeting
August 30 - September 2, 2021
The UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice
October 4 - 8, 2021
Chapel Hill, NC
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo 2021
October 24 - 27, 2021
Denver, CO and online
Triangle Global Health Consortium Annual Conference
November 4, 2021
AGU Fall Meeting
December 13 - 17, 2021
New Orleans, LA and online