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World Bank Talks Next Steps With GAHP

Pollution is one global crisis that can be solved, but it will take commitment, cooperation, and funding.  That was the takeaway from a January 11th discussion in Washington, D.C. that brought together the World Bank, Pure Earth and the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution. The event, Fixing Pollution: A Winning Formula For Health And Wealth, was livestreamed to a worldwide […]

GAHP Draws Strong Support At Annual Meeting

The GAHP 2017 Annual Meeting was held on 3rd December 2017 in Nairobi at UNEA3. Nearly 60 representatives from at least 43 different agencies were present. Erik Solheim, UN Environment Executive Director, gave a strong statement in support of GAHP, while Daniel Calleja, Director General, the Environment Directorate of the European Commission, expressed a desire […]

GAHP Addresses UNEA3 Plenary, Engages With Over 20 Countries On Next Steps

  A team from the GAHP attended UNEA3 in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2017, to brief the gathering of world environmental leaders about the findings of The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, and to promote concrete solutions outlined in the landmark report. We met with Ministers of the environment, and Director Generals of country […]

UNEP Publishes Perspective on Pollution

THE UNEP has published “Perspectives No. 29” focusing on “The Impact of Pollution on Planetary Health: Emergence of an Underappreciated Risk Factor.”  The document is co-authored by Philip Landrigan and Richard Fuller, co-chairs of The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health. This perspective pulls from insights gathered in the landmark report released by the Pollution Commission in […]

Experts Issue Editorials, Opinions Rallying World To Next Steps

The world is starting to wake up to the true cost of pollution, and the cost of inaction. Since the report from The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health was published on October 19, it has reached over 1.8 billion people through extensive coverage in major newspapers, TV, and radio outlets worldwide. Now, key voices are uniting in their understanding […]

Special Update: The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health Reaches Over 1.8 Billion Worldwide 

The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health was published on Oct. 19 following two years of work from Commissioners from around the world, consisting of many of the world’s most influential leaders, researchers and practitioners in the fields of pollution management, environmental health and sustainable development. The landmark report generated intense global interest with news of the Commission’s findings […]

An Open Letter: It Is Time To Put Pollution On The Map

The new report from The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, published on Oct. 19, pinpoints pollution as the cause of 1 in 6 deaths worldwide, with children and the poor being the most vulnerable. We cannot afford the health and economic impacts.  This is our call to action. Read/download the open letter in pdf 

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 […]

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 […]

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