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Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth)

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FIC, NCI, NIEHS and NIOSH/CDC, Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves are supporting Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Hubs, which are regional hubs based at low- or middle-income country (LMIC) institutions focused on collaborative research, data management, training, curriculum development and policy support around high-priority local, national and regional environmental and occupational health threats. The expectation is that GEOHealth Hubs will become the lead resources for environmental and occupational health, attract and retain the best talent in the region, and provide the scientific evidence for policy formulation. Together all regional hubs supported will form the GEOHealth Network, a platform for coordinated environmental and occupational health research and research training activities. In FY15 FIC and its partners issued linked U2R and U01 awards to U.S. and LMIC institutions. All partners contribute funds to the program.

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