New Cooperative Agreement Supports Training for Healthcare Providers on Pesticide-Related Health Conditions

EPA has awarded a cooperative agreement, Pesticide Education for Medical Professionals, to the University of California Davis Extension to educate the medical community on how to prevent, recognize and treat pesticide-related health conditions.

Through outreach, technical assistance and training, UC Davis Extension, in partnership with Oregon State University, will seek to achieve improved health for farmworker and agricultural communities by increasing knowledge and awareness of environmental and occupational health risks. The program will expand on previous programs by including additional healthcare practice sites, improving existing educational materials, and targeting larger audiences of providers, including doctors, nurses, emergency response personnel and other clinical staff. Continue reading

EPA funding opportunities

The following cooperative agreement funding opportunities are available to states, U.S. territories or possessions, federally-recognized Indian tribal governments and Native American Organizations, public and private universities and colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or private nonprofit institutions, and local governments. Please consider applying!  The application deadlines are July 5th and July 12th respectively. Continue reading