Working to save lives through prevention and policy, eastern African researchers trained with expert environmental health scientists at USC to lay the groundwork for air pollution and health research in their countries.
The recently established Global Environmental and Occupational Health Hub for Eastern Africa launched Jan. 3-5, 2016, at the Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre headquarters at the Gullele Botanical Garden in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Lead investigators representing eastern Africa partner institutions in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, as well as the University of Southern California, … Continue reading Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub Launches in Ethiopia
We are honored to join the GEOHealth Network as the Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub. Our teams at the University of Southern California Institute for Global Health and Addis Ababa University are grateful to be jointly supported by the U.S. National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading $3 million to launch full Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub
Watch the Ethiopian TV interview about the East African GEOHealth Hub, featuring Drs. Jonathan Samet, Abera Kumie and Kiros Berhane, following the 2014 Regional Workshop.
Researcher Worku Tefera visited USC Environmental Health in May 2014 to learn about the types of air pollution monitoring conducted as part of the Children’s Health Study. The training will kick-start a similar air pollution monitoring network that will be set up in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. “Pollution is boundary-less," said Tefera, who … Continue reading Training Visit: Establishing a GEOHealth Hub for East Africa
USC, in partnership with Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, received a joint planning grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) last month to establish a research and training hub focused on environmental and occupational health in East Africa. The Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine … Continue reading USC awarded grant to build research hub in East Africa
USC received a $200,000 grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health to begin planning a new Global Environmental and Occupational Health hub in Ethiopia. Along with Addis Ababa University’s School of Public Health, the Department of Preventative Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine and the USC Institute for Global Health … Continue reading USC receives grant for work in Ethiopia