Environment & Climate
Sustainable Development Goals

Connecting the dots between climate change, health and equity


The US National Academy of Medicine, the Partnership for Sustainable Development Nepal, the Nepal Health Research Council, the National Academy of Science and Technology, Nepal, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, the Institute for Global Health & Development at The Aga Khan University and the InterAcademy Partnership are co-hosting a two-day workshop called 'Connecting the dots between climate change, health, and equity'.


  • The Rt. Honorable Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal- Prachanda
  • Victor J. Dzau, MD, President, US National Academy of Medicine
  • Orania (Rania) Kosti, PhD, Executive Director, InterAcademy Partnership
  • Bishnu Bhatta, Director, Partnership for Sustainable Development-Nepal
  • Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, Founding Director, Institute for Global Health and Development, Aga Khan University
  • Dr. Rabindra Dhakal, Secretary, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology
  • Dr. Meghnath Dhimal, Chief Research Officer, Nepal Health Research Council


  • Identify urgent needs, challenges, barriers, and opportunities to address the health impact of climate change in the South and Southeast Asia region.
  • Highlight and share best practices and policies on addressing the adverse impacts of climate change on health, gender disparities, and equity.
  • Identify opportunities and strategies for regional partnerships to overcome climate-related health issues.
  • Explore opportunities for regional commitments.

For more information, read here.
For a follow-up of the event, read here.
Read more about IAP's programme on Climate Change and Health here.