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New State of Global Air Report finds air pollution is second leading risk factor for death worldwide

June 12, 2024

Air pollution now ranks as the second leading risk factor for death, accounting for 8.1 million deaths globally according to HEI’s new State of Global Air 2024 Report. The new report provides a comprehensive analysis of data for air quality and health impacts for countries around the world in 2021.

Call for applications- early career training on air pollution and health

June 11, 2024

The Health Effects Institute (HEI), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), and the Collaborative for Air Pollution and Health Effects Research—India (CAPHER-India) are organizing a training programme on methods and approaches for air pollution and health research at ICIMOD between August 12-14, 2024.

Panel publishes protocol for a review on health effects of air pollution in East Africa

May 30, 2024

To synthesize the available literature on health effects of air pollution in East Africa, HEI is conducting a scoping review with an expert panel. 

Watch HEI’s new State of Global Air video: Cleaner Air, Healthier Children

April 12, 2024

Watch our video “Cleaner Air, Healthier Children” to learn more about the health effects of air pollution on children. 

2024 Summer Fellowship winners

April 10, 2024

the Summer Fellowship program aims to encourage and support undergraduate students from backgrounds underrepresented in the environmental health sciences to explore research opportunities through a paid fellowship with a dedicated mentor.

Honoring the life and legacy of Dan Greenbaum

April 5, 2024

It is with tremendous sadness that we share the news that HEI President Emeritus Daniel S. Greenbaum has passed away. Dan was widely respected both personally and professionally around the world, and everyone who knew him understands what a tragic loss this is to the entire scientific and environmental health community.