UNU-IIGH (image) United Nations University International Institute for Global Health Share Print E-Mail Caption As the world's post-2015 development agenda takes shape, including new sustainable development goals (SDGs), the UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) has been assigned a new mandate focused on several key issues of universal concern, including: Health impacts of biodiversity loss and climate change. The work will include identifying potential adaptation strategies and options to mitigate harm Physical and mental health hazards posed by the world's rapid ongoing urbanization and how to optimize city development for better health Health problems due to trans-boundary pollution, including fossil fuel-related air pollution causing millions of premature deaths, especially in Asia. Credit UNU-IIGH Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.