Sh Manoj Sinha
Hon'ble Lt Governor,UT of J&K
    
Shri Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar
Advisor to
Hon'ble LG UT of J&K
    
Sh. Arun Kumar Mehta, IAS
Chief Secretary,
J & K
    
Sh.Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, IAS
Principal Secretary to Govt. H & M Education, J&K
    
Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather
Director Health Services, Kashmir
    
Former
Directors


Climate Change & Human Health




Objectives
  1. To create awareness among general population (vulnerable community), health-care providers and Policy makers regarding impacts of climate change on human health.
  2. To strengthen capacity of healthcare system to reduce illnesses/ diseases due to variability in climate
  3. To strengthen health preparedness and response by performing situational analysis at national/ state/ district/ below district levels.
  4. To develop partnerships and create synchrony/ synergy with other missions and ensure that health is adequately represented in the climate change agenda in the country
  5. To strengthen research capacity to fill the evidence gap on climate change impact on human health



Background:
Every year National programme on Climate Change and Human Health (NPCCHH) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare observes World Environment Day (June 5) with its State health programme officials. This year its theme‒Ecosystem Restoration, was adapted by the programme to highlight the role of health Sector in Ecosystem Restoration. It was proposed that State programme officers under NPCCHH may undertake activities related to environmentally friendly and / sustainable measures in the health sector on 5th June, 21 or preferably the whole first week of June 2021. A list of suggested activities was shared earlier.