Tagged Erika Eitland

The Ebola Challenge: With The People’s First Event

by Erika Eitland, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, MPH 15′ Devastated by civil wars, the West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone already struggled to balance on fragile healthcare systems and were not prepared to take on the debilitating consequences of the largest Ebola outbreak in history. We can say that part of…

People's Climate March

Individuals Taking Action Together Can Effect Global Climate Change

by Richard Remigio, second year PhD in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences A major event is occurring on September 21st in advance of the United Nations Climate Summit, where international leaders will convene to discuss necessary steps towards curbing greenhouse gas emissions and dampening climate change. It’s called The People’s Climate March (PCM). Thousands of…