A new era of air pollution health research in eastern Africa

The GEOHealth Hub is a research and training center focused on environmental and occupational health in eastern Africa.


The GEOHealth Hub focuses on three research themes


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Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub

Working to save lives through prevention and policy, eastern African researchers are laying the groundwork for air pollution and health research in their countries.


Building global capacity for air quality research: Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Samet

Dr. Jonathan Samet has spent decades researching the health risks of inhaled pollutants, including secondhand smoke and particles in outdoor air such as those in vehicle exhaust. A longtime Fogarty and NIH grantee, he has conducted research around the world, including in China, Latin America and Africa. Learn more about his work, including with the…

Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub Launches in Ethiopia

The recently established Global Environmental and Occupational Health Hub for Eastern Africa launched Jan. 3-5, 2016, at the Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre headquarters at the Gullele Botanical Garden in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Lead investigators representing eastern Africa partner institutions in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, as well as the University of Southern California,…