Panel publishes protocol for review on traffic-related air pollution

July 31, 2019

HEI’s expert panel to review the literature on traffic-related air pollution and health has published its review protocol (pdf). The panel was appointed in 2018 by HEI’s Board of Directors following the publication of HEI’s well-cited 2010 critical review.

Future challenges, diverse expertise at HEI Annual Conference

June 17, 2019

Marie Pedersen and Monica GuxensPictured: Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigators Marie Pedersen (2017 award recipient, left), of the University of Copenhagen, and Mònica Guxens (2016), Barcelona Institute for Global Health. During the conference, HEI presented the 2018 Rosenblith award and three Travel Awards; see sidebar below.

HEI model highlighted at National Academies symposium

June 7, 2019

In May, HEI President Dan Greenbaum was invited to address the Gilbert W. Beebe Symposium of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on “The Future of Low-Dose Radiation Research in the United States.”

State of Global Air 2019: Air pollution a significant risk factor worldwide

June 7, 2019

State of Global Air 2019, the third edition of HEI’s flagship report and website with global data on air quality and its health impact, was released this spring.

Spring 2019 Update now available

June 5, 2019

In this issue of Update, read about HEI presenting science and strategies at a major symposium on transportation, air quality, and health; the release of State of Global Air 2019; the continued progress of an HEI reviewing the literature on traffic-related air pollution; a new staff member managing our digital communications; and more.

New report examines household air pollution and health risk in Ghana

May 29, 2019

HEI has released Communication 19, which evaluates the contribution of household air pollution to ambient fine particle air pollution in Ghana and the impact on health using analyses conducted in the country. It also identifies strategic opportunities to address air pollution and source apportionment of air pollutants in Ghana and other low- and middle-income countries.