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CPO and partners officially launch the Belmont Forum's Climate, Environment and Health Research Projects 23 June 2020

CPO and partners officially launch the Belmont Forum's Climate, Environment and Health Research Projects

The projects focus on linkages between climate and infectious diseases, heat and/or food systems and nutrition.

CPO's International Research and Applications Project supports new Climate and Health Awards through the Belmont Forum 10 June 2020

CPO's International Research and Applications Project supports new Climate and Health Awards through the Belmont Forum

Climatic conditions and extreme events have substantial implications for human health and well-being around the world. CPO's International Research and Applications Project (IRAP), joined with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to make research funding available to address key knowledge gaps, and advance the use of climate information and services in the reduction of climate-sensitive health risks through the Belmont Forum’s Collaborative Research Action on Climate, Environment and Health.

IRAP-funded researchers engage with stakeholders on heat-health messaging 25 February 2020

IRAP-funded researchers engage with stakeholders on heat-health messaging

The project will help improve National Weather Service (NWS) messaging related to heat health in the U.S.-Mexico transboundary region, and could potentially be extended to other NWS activities beyond the area.

CPO’s Pacific RISA and IRAP-funded scientist lead first Republic of the Marshall Islands National Climate Change and Health Dialogue 4 February 2020

CPO’s Pacific RISA and IRAP-funded scientist lead first Republic of the Marshall Islands National Climate Change and Health Dialogue

Held amid a dengue fever outbreak, Republic of the Marshall Islands Secretary of Health Jack Niedenthal noted during the event that climate impacts on health are not merely something the country needs to prepare for in the future – they are happening right now.

Upcoming Workshop on Building Knowledge about the Intersections of Public Health Issues, Hurricanes, and Heat 20 December 2019

Upcoming Workshop on Building Knowledge about the Intersections of Public Health Issues, Hurricanes, and Heat

A team of researchers supported by CPO’s International Research and Applications Project (IRAP) will convene the one-day workshop in Puerto Rico in February 2020.

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