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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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International Research Continues on Transition to Cleaner Cooking
HAPIN, a multi-country study to assess the impacts of cleaner cooking fuels among populations relying on biomass, has renewed for a second phase of discoveries in air pollution and health research.

children around an indoor, unvented fireplace

Raising Awareness of Contaminants in Drinking Water
Researchers study different contaminants, including metals, pesticides, and pathogens, in drinking water and potential health effects in Peru.

Containers outside of a home in Piura, Peru

Voices From the Field: Studying a Plastic Waste Crisis Through an Anthropological Lens
Anthropologist Mayarí Hengstermann, Ph.D., shares her experiences with communities in the mountainous region of Santa María Xalapán, Guatemala, where she explores strategies to reduce burning of plastic waste.

Interview With Rear Admiral Paul Reed
Listen to Rear Admiral Paul Reed discuss the goals of HealthyPeople 2030 and the importance of addressing social determinants of health to achieve health equity at the 2022 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.

To Improve Climate Change Adaptation, Include Implementation Science
Using a framework that considers obstacles — and ways to surmount them — can help researchers promote the adoption of early warning systems for infectious disease outbreaks.

Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers.

Upcoming Events

American Meteorological Society 103rd Annual Meeting
January 8 – 12, 2023
Denver, CO and online

International Conference on Environmental Public Health 2023
January 16 – 17, 2023
Zurich, Switzerland

The Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health Annual Meeting 2023
March 19 – 21, 2023
Arlington, VA and online

Society on Toxicology 62nd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo
March 19 – 23, 2023
Nashville, TN