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December 2021

On the Road To UNEA 5.2 : Establishing a Science-Policy Panel (SPP) for Chemicals, Waste and Pollution

December 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This session, organized within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network, is part of a series of webinars, co-convened by Albania, Mali, North-Macedonia, Switzerland and Uruguay with the support of UNEP, to inform stakeholders of the key findings from the UNEP Assessment Report and draft resolution, in preparation for discussions expected to take place at the second segment of the fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2). GAHP Acting Executive Director, Rachael Kupka spoke on a panel of leading…

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November 2021

Behind The Toxic Truth: Sources and Strategies to Eliminate Global Lead (Pb) Exposures

November 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Did you know 1 in 3 children globally are lead poisoned? The sources of exposure  - and ramifications for everyone’s future - might surprise you.   Join the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP) and a panel of distinguished world experts as they discuss the latest scientific data, their findings and experiences tackling major sources of lead exposure in low and middle-income countries at the International Civil Society Conference on Chemicals Management, “Tomorrow without Toxics”.    Register here. Moderator:…

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GAHP Council Meeting

November 17, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am

The Global Alliance on Health and Pollution cordially invites members and observers to attend the second GAHP Council meeting, which will be held virtually on Wednesday, November 17th, from 7:30 - 10:30 New York time / 13:30 - 16:30 Central European time. Please save the date in your calendar and register here to receive connection information. We have an exciting lineup on the agenda, including an update on GAHP's activities and presentations from: The Swiss Federal Office for the Environment…

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October 2021

Sources and Strategies to Reduce Lead Exposure in Africa

October 21, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_lhJLQEOj0 Researchers and experts will discuss their findings on current known major sources of lead exposure in Africa, share knowledge and experience on interventions, and highlight new and existing resources to support interventions. The event will be moderated by Rachael Kupka, Acting Executive Director of the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution. Speakers will include: Dr. Jack Caravanos, School of Global Public Health, New York University Wilson Baaku & Elsie Appeadu, Pure Earth Ghana Office Terseer Ugbor, Executive Secretary, Alliance…

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Sources of Lead Exposure in South Asia and the Global Implications

October 19, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKnc9_6ExqM&t=1s Researchers and experts will share and discuss knowledge and experience on known key sources of lead exposure beyond lead in paint in countries in South Asia. The event will be moderated by Rachael Kupka, Acting Executive Director of the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution. Speakers will include: Promila Sharma, Country Director, Pure Earth India Dr. Paromita Hore, Director, Environmental Exposure Assessment and Education, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Lead and Project…

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Exposición al plomo en América Latina

October 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4iWlkmFyoY GAHP se enorgullece de anunciar la exposición al plomo en América Latina, un seminario web para el Mes internacional de prevención del envenenamiento por plomo. El evento virtual brindará información de expertos sobre el estado actual del conocimiento sobre los niveles de plomo en sangre, las principales fuentes de exposición y el marco regulatorio en América Latina y el Caribe. Este evento cuenta con el apoyo de Protecting Every Child's Potential (PECP), una iniciativa lanzada por la Fundación Clarios,…

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December 2020

Multiple Benefits of Air Quality Interventions: Case Studies In Asia

December 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

----- Click here to register now. Join us on Dec. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. (Bangkok time). Details below.

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October 2020

Panel Discussion +Q&A with GAHP, WHO, UNEP, UNICEF, Ghana EPA, Clarios

October 28, 2020

Towards a Global Response to Prevent Lead Poisoning (in English and Spanish): Panel Discussion +Q&A WHAT: Experts from GAHP, WHO, UNEP, UNICEF, the Ghana Environmental Protection Agency and Clarios will discuss the urgent need to respond to the global lead poisoning crisis. WHY: Lead is one of the oldest, most infamous toxicants. After countries banned lead in gasoline, the world saw significant drops in blood lead levels. However, in the last 10 to 15 years, lead exposures have risen dramatically…

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