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Centre for Environmental & Occupational Health, Climate Change & Health

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Name of Technical Division: Centre for Environmental & Occupational Health, Climate Change & Health

Full mailing Address:            National Centre for Disease Control,

                  22- Sham Nath Marg,

                  Delhi – 110 054

                  Telephone: 01123937242

Head of the Division:            Dr. Aakash Shrivastava (MD, MPH, PhD)

                  Joint Director and Head

                  Email: a.shrivastava@ncdc.gov.in

 

Other officers in the Division: Dr Shikha Vardhan (MBBS, MD)

       Deputy Director

       Mobile: 8285405075

       Email: drshikha13@gmail.com, shikha.vardhan@gov.in

 Objectives:

a) To create awareness and to promote advocacy and sensitization among professionals from health and other sectors in issues relating to environmental and occupational health as well as climate change and health.

b) To provide technical support to Central and State Governments for strengthening environmental and occupational health as well as climate change & health related policy-making and planning appropriate interventions.

c) Support development of technical capacity in environmental health, occupational health and climate change & health by facilitating appropriate training of health personnel.

d) Guide and support the states in making an assessment of their vulnerability and building adaptation capacity to climate change from health sector perspective.