UK Partnership

GEHA has a professional partnership with the Greater London Centre of UK’s Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH). The partnership includes working together to share resources and information.

Founded in 1883, CIEH is a professional and educational body, dedicated to the promotion of environmental health and to encouraging the highest possible standards in the training and the work of environmental health professionals.

CIEH membership spans worldwide, the majority being located in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. As well as providing services and information to its members, the CIEH also advises government departments on environmental health and is consulted by them on proposed legislation relevant to the work of environmental health professionals.

The Greater London Centre, known as the GLC, is one of 12 centres making up CIEH’s national structure. The GLC is the direct successor of the London Centre founded in 1919 bringing together a number of local organizations.

For more information, contact:

International Secretary
Andrew Banfield, OBE, BA, DMA, FCIEH, FRSH, FCIM, AffCIWM,
15 Northwood Road, Carshalton Beeches, Surrey, SM5 3JA, England, UK.
tel. (UK) 020 8669 0706 – fax. (UK) 0870 136 8470

NEHA Sabbatical Exchange

This partnership is fostered further through the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Sabbatical Exchange. The NEHA Sabbatical Exchange is a leadership and training opportunity for Environmental Health Specialists throughout the nation. The sabbatical itself builds professional experience through an international exchange with Canada or the United Kingdom by allowing you to develop your own international study program.

For more information, click here.
To apply, click here.

Previous GEHA sabbatical winners include:


Sara Forsting, Epidemiologist
Center for Public Health Preparedness
DeKalb County Board of Health
Decatur, Georgia (Canada)
Sabbatical Report


Julia N. Campbell, Program Consultant
Environmental Health Section
The Georgia Department of Public Health
Atlanta, GA (United Kingdom)
Sabbatical Report