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The NIOSH Global Collaborations (GLC) Program seeks to reduce occupational diseases, injuries and deaths in the U.S. and globally through capacity building and information exchange with global collaborators. It also assists the Institute to work towards one of its three strategic goals, “Enhance worker safety and health through global collaborations.” The Program serves as the coordinating focal point for working with partners and organizations on research, technical assistance, information, communication, and education issues.

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First Coordination Group Meeting

NIOSH hosted the first meeting of the Coordination Group for the network of World Health Organization Collaborating Centers (CCs) for Occupational Health in September 2016 to plan activities of the network.

	Cover page of PDF titled Improving Workers Health Across The Globe Success Stories Published
NIOSH and the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH), both World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centers for Occupational Health, jointly published “Improving Workers’ Health Across the Globe” to illustrate examples of successful Network projects benefitting workers globally.