National Conference on Climate Change and Health

Report has been finalized

Nepal is highly vulnerable to climate change despite low emission of greenhouse gas (GHG), without adequate mitigation and adaptation; climate change poses unacceptable risks to global public health of Nepal. The National Conference on Climate Change and Health brought together experts, policymakers, researchers and practitioners dealing with climate change policies for a two-day discussion and updated work being done in different sectors. The aim of the conference was to bring together a diverse, interdisciplinary group of experts from Nepal to address the potential effects of global climate change and its adverse effects to human health in Nepal. Based on presentations made by various sectors of people engaged in climate change and health addressed need of evidence and data on climate change and health.