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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.

CPO’s Lisa Vaughan represents NOAA in international meetings on climate and public health impacts 29 October 2019

CPO’s Lisa Vaughan represents NOAA in international meetings on climate and public health impacts

The impact of climate on public health and well-being is emerging as a key challenge that society faces today, and one which will likely continue to increase as the climate changes.

IRAP Seminar: The ​CHIKRisk App: Global Mapping and Prediction Chikungunya Risk 9 October 2019

IRAP Seminar: The ​CHIKRisk App: Global Mapping and Prediction Chikungunya Risk

The seminar took place on Wednesday, October 2nd from 10-11am EST.

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