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GHD/EMPHNET and WHO Regional Center for Environmental Health Action Explore Collaboration Opportunities
    GHD/EMPHNET and WHO Regional Center for Environmental Health Action Explore Collaboration Opportunities
    November 26, 2019   |  Jordan

    On October 28, 2019, GHD/EMPHNET and the WHO Regional Centre for Environmental Health Action (CEHA) held a meeting to explore areas of potential collaboration related to pressing environmental health issues in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). The meeting took place at GHD/EMPHNET’s headquarters in Amman, Jordan.

    Both parties discussed environmental health challenges which have a tremendous effect on the public health aspect in the region. The discussion focused on water and sanitation, food safety, air pollution, healthcare waste management, capacity building, chemical safety, and antimicrobial resistance.

    By the end of this meeting, both parties agreed to take future steps towards formalizing mutual collaboration to strengthen prevention and response efforts to environment-related public health concerns.