NIH, GCISC sign agreement

ISLAMABAD: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between National Institute of Health (NIH) and Global Change Impact Studies Centre (GCISC) in Islamabad to collaborate on various projects of climate change. NIH and GCISC share common objectives, especially to undertake scientific research on climate change. This MoU is signed to promote joint activities including commissioning research studies on climate change and its impacts on human health, training, capacity building, exchange of technical personnel, sharing of data, publications and reports. Moreover this cooperation will extend to the health surveillance, monitoring of environmental health factors, public awareness and advocacy cooperation with other stakeholders and policy development. Both organisations reiterated to promote the environmental health and mitigate the threats of public health importance.  

Published in The Express Tribune, January 23rd, 2018.

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