Global Impact

World Health Organization Collaborating Center

As one of the Collaborating Centers across 80 member states, SPH’s Great Lakes Center for Occupational Health and Safety focuses on occupational health and hygiene, climate change and environmental health, sustainability and healthy housing.

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining: A Curriculum

From the Great Lakes Center for Occupational & Environmental Safety and Health at University of Illinois at Chicago (A WHO Collaborating Centre), and led by Dr. Linda Forst, Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, this curriculum was designed to be used globally in training healthcare workers to recognize, diagnose, treat, and prevent mercury toxicity among ASGM miners, their families, and their communities.

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Indonesian AIDS Research Center

SPH and partners at Atma Jay Catholic University in Jakarta are training a cadre of highly prepared Indonesian investigators with the research skills needed to conduct innovative studies that will advise Indonesia’s HIV social policy, intervention programming and social/medical services.

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