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Regional GEOHealth Hub Centered in Peru - US Award

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth)

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Regional GEOHealth Hub Centered in Peru

Principal Institution

Emory University

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Steenland, Nelson K; Checkley, William N; Gonzales, Gustavo F; Hartinger, Stella Maria

Project Contact Information

Email: nsteenl@emory.edu

Project Website

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GEOHealth Peru

Year(s) Awarded



Bolivia; Chile; Ecuador; Peru


Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Johns Hopkins University
University of Chile

NIH Partners


Project Description

The training program builds on the previous work in the region and is designed to enhance capacity to carry out research and provide data useful to policy makers. The partners of this program at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UCPH) in Lima will submit the linked research application, which is titled ‘1/2 – Regional GEOHealth Hub centered in Peru - Peru’, with projects in the area of air pollution and health outcomes. The training activities are directly relevant to the research projects and will provide research training opportunities to strengthen the capacity of Peru and neighboring countries to conduct environmental and occupational health research.

Partner award: Regional GEOHealth Hub Centered in Peru - LMIC Award

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