March 2017 Exposure Training Workshop

In follow-up to previous trainings on broader exposure assessment principles, the University of Southern California (USC) team conducted a one-week exposure monitoring training workshop focused on training country teams in the installation, maintenance and use of the specific exposure monitoring equipment being used for the Eastern Africa Children’s Health and Time-Series Morbidity/Mortality studies as part of the Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub. 

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April 2017 PI visit to Kenya

April 2017 PI visit to Kenya

GEOHealth Hub Principle Investigators (PIs) Drs. Berhane and Kumie visited Kenya during April 3-7, 2017, to meet officials of the new lead institution, University of Kabianga (UoK), and visit potential sites in Nairobi for the air quality monitors, schools that could be part of the Children’s Health Study, and hospitals for the morbidity and mortality study.

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December 2016 USC PI visit to Addis

In December 2016, University of Southern California (USC) Principle Investigator (PI) Dr. Samet conducted a research site visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to meet with Addis Ababa University (AAU) investigators, including Hub/AAU PI Dr. Kumie, as well as the research field team to review study management practices and provide supplemental training and guidance on study practices.

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July 2016 Indoor Air Pollution Training in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The July 2016 Ethiopia Training in Household Air Pollution  was a three-day training workshop on household air pollution (HAP) and exposure monitoring targeting 1) members of NIH-funded GEOHealth Hubs that include a focus on HAP, including the Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub, and 2) investigators currently engaged or interested in household air pollution research and exposure monitoring.

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