JP Nadda launches Centre for Environmental Health To Assess Environmental Impact On Health

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda has launched the Centre for Environmental Health in New Delhi.

The centre was launched to assess the impact of environment-related problems like air pollution, climate change, pesticide use and sanitation on health. It is a joint initiative of the Public Health Foundation of India and the Tata Institute of Social Science. The centre will conduct research across a range of environmental health issues, including chemical exposure, water and hygiene. Its mandate also includes capacity-building, advocacy, outreach and remedial issues. The research component of the centre is going to be an important aspect for the government to follow.

Besides, the centre will also establish a policy engagement platform with regular meetings with the government, civil society, academia and the private sector to develop pathways for better implementation of the eco-friendly policies.

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Source – The Hindu 


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