Global Environmental & Occupational Health
Center for Global Environmental and Occupational Health is a NIH Fogarty
Centre for "International Research and Training in Environmental
and Occupational Health." The Centre engages in training,
research, consultation, and capacity-building activities with partner
institutes around the world.
a WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre in Occupational and Environmental
Health, we work to help realize the WHO Declaration of Occupational
Health for All and the PAHO Regional Plan for Worker's Health.
Our terms of reference with WHO and PAHO include work in
the Americas and in eastern Europe. The Center maintains
a regional office in Kyiv, Ukraine in addition to our primary
location in Chicago. The Center hosts Visiting Scientists
from our partner institutes for training in the United States
and supports collaborative conferences, symposia, and workshops
on occupational and environmental health throughout the world.
In addition to occupational health, the environmental health
of children is a major focus area for our Center. We also
work with key stakeholders to promote environmental and occupational
health policies that protect the health of workers, children,
and communities locally and globally.
Supported in partnership with the Australian Hospitals & Health Alliance (AHHA) and Climate & Health Alliance. For info & registration, click here.