USC to partner on air pollution and health study in Eastern Africa

We are honored to be working with Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia to develop the newly funded GEOHealth Network as part of the Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub—one of seven hubs around the world. Over the next five years, U.S. scientists will train Ethiopian, Kenyan, Rwandan and Ugandan researchers to investigate occupational risk factors and the health impacts of air pollution and climate change. The joint $3 million grant to support the hub’s implementation was awarded by U.S. National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Center, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Canada’s International Development Research Centre. Read more on USC News »