The Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub is a research and training center focused on environmental and occupational health in East Africa.
The project grew from a joint planning grant awarded to the University of Southern California and Addis Ababa University by the Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) program through the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health. The project’s principal investigators include IGH Director Jonathan Samet and Kiros Berhane, professor of environmental health and biostatistics. Co-investigators include IGH Associate Director Heather Wipfli and Frank Gilliland, director of the Southern California Health Sciences Center.
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News & Events:
- USC training launches a new era of air pollution health research in eastern Africa (6/30/2016)
- 04/26/16 – Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub: Sharing Experiences in Global Environmental Health Research (4/15/2016)
- Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub launches in Ethiopia (2/9/2016)
- USC to partner on air pollution and health study in Eastern Africa (10/13/2015)
- East Africa GEOHealth Hub convenes regional workshop in Uganda (5/15/2015)
- USC awarded grant to build research hub in East Africa (10/8/2012)
- Status: Ongoing
- Staff: Nivvy Hundal, Kristin Dessie, Larissa Puro
- Collaborators: South Coast Air Quality Management District, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Kabianga, University of Rwanda, Addis Ababa University, Great Lakes University of Kisumu, Makerere University
- Location: Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda