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Achieving The #GlobalGoals And Addressing Pollution Go Hand In Hand

Here’s the down & dirty on pollution. It is one of the leading causes of death globally, with 92% of deaths occurring in low and middle-income countries. People in the poorest, most marginalized communities often bear the constant toxic assault of polluted air, soil, and water. Due to the myriad number of ways pollution affects the […]

GAHP Updates: Feb. 2017 – Pollution Info-Sessions and more

New and Noteworthy GAHP Pollution Info-sessions Our second Pollution info-session by Dr. Jack Caravanos on The Chemistry of Environmental Mercury, and our third by Jennifer Chapin and Sandra Page Cook on the AuthorAID researcher network, were a great success. We are extremely pleased with the positive feedback. We hope you will continue to join in […]

Pollution Info-session # 1 – How to Remediate Lead-Contaminated Sites

  John Keith will share his global experiences in remediating lead-contaminated sites in the first Pollution Info-Session. Mr. Keith is an environmental executive and engineer with over 40 years experience in industry and government. He has directed many contamination remediation projects in the U.S. and throughout the world. In 2010 he spent 3 months in […]

GAHP Updates: Jan. 2017

We hope this update finds you well and looking forward to a healthy and Happy New Year! Important Updates: As you know, the Commission Report is now with The Lancet undergoing peer-review. We are hoping for a publication date in April 2017. The Commission communications campaign will begin this Thursday, January 12, 2017, and continue […]

GAHP Updates: Nov. 2016

The Global Commission on Pollution and Health has been submitted to all GAHP members for final review and comment. If you are a GAHP member and did NOT receive a copy, please email Rachael at immediately. Comments/edits are due in track changes by 14th November to Elena Rahona at New and Noteworthy New report from […]

GAHP Updates: Aug/Sept 2016

The next GAHP annual meeting will take place on October 6, 2016. For details about attending, please contact New and Noteworthy New Report: Duty To Prevent Childhood Exposures The U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics, Baskut Tuncak, has released his 2016 report on our collective “Duty To Prevent Childhood Exposures” from toxic chemicals […]

GAHP Updates: June/July 2016

New and Noteworthy A draft of the Global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development report was circulated to a wide group of reviewers in June. Some excellent comments were received and discussed at the June meeting in New York. Comments have been incorporated and the next draft will be available soon for review. Publication of the Commission […]

New Lancet Editorial

A new editorial on air pollution published by The Lancet explores the need for cooperation and calls for transformative efforts to reduce its burden of disease. It lists the work being done by the global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development as a crucial component of any global solution. Read the full editorial here or reproduced […]

Partnering to Solve Pollution Problems

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