Postdoc opportunity

USRA, Huntsville (AL, USA) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher! Job description The Postdoctoral researcher will focus on characterization of biomass burning over Indian sub-continent using long-term satellite, surface, and mode outputs. Details are available here. H/T: Dr Pawan Gupta

Doctors for Clean Air- TN & Puducherry

Leading doctors from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry today launched “Doctors for Clean Air – Tamil Nadu and Puducherry”. The initiative aims to bring together the medical fraternity to address the health implications of air pollution by engaging and empowering doctors. Creating awareness among public about health ill-effects of air pollution and working with state-level policy … Continue reading Doctors for Clean Air- TN & Puducherry

Disease burden of air pollution in India

A new paper in The Lancet entitled "The impact of air pollution on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017" was published on December 5, 2018.  The article is open access and is available here.  Key findings:   Annual population-weighted mean exposure to ambient particulate matter … Continue reading Disease burden of air pollution in India

Training: Environmental Exposure Assessment

In October 2018, CCDC-PHFI-GEOHealth Hub for Research and Capacity Building& Capacity Building and Education Committee of International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) organized a Short Course on Environmental Exposure Assessment in India.  Photo courtesy of Dr. Cathryn Tonne The course was taught by: Cathryn Tonne, Associate Research Professor Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain Laura Beane-Freeman, … Continue reading Training: Environmental Exposure Assessment