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Workshop on Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health Impacts

Winrock International Nepal organized a national workshop on Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health on August 27, 2004 in Kathmandu jointly with ITDG Nepal, the "Forum for Indoor Air Pollution and Health - Nepal" and Department of Health Services under the Ministry of Health to disseminate this status report, create awareness among different stakeholders and seize the opportunity to identify gaps and interventions needed to address this serious problem in the country.

The workshop had the following objectives:

  • To create awareness about the seriousness of indoor air pollution in Nepal to different stakeholders including the government, policy makers, the donor community, development organizations etc. and to draw attention of the government and donor communities on the problems identified;
  • To present the status report prepared by Winrock for Nepal on Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health Impacts;
  • To bring the health and household energy community into one forum to discuss this cross-cutting issue of indoor air pollution; and
  • To establish needs, baseline on the current activities/efforts being taken in Nepal and to identify gaps for possible interventions to tackle these problems.

Agenda


AgendaAgenda
[.pdf, 10.7Kb]


Papers


Welcome addressWelcome address
[.pdf, 25.9Kb]

Mr. Bikash Pandey, Winrock International



Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health ImpactsHousehold Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health Impacts
[.pdf, 119.3Kb]

Dr. Mrigendra Raj Pandey, Forum for Health and Indoor Air Pollution-Nepal



Status Report for Nepal: HHE, IAP and Health ImpactsStatus Report for Nepal: HHE, IAP and Health Impacts
[.pdf, 109.3Kb]

Mr. Jiwan Acharya



Health Impacts of Indoor Air PollutionHealth Impacts of Indoor Air Pollution
[.pdf, 53.5Kb]

Dr. Sunil Kumar Joshi, Kathmandu Medical College



Indoor Air PollutionStatus and Government ResponseIndoor Air PollutionStatus and Government Response
[.pdf, 27.5Kb]

Dr. Sun Lal Thapa, DHS



Respiratory Health and Indoor Pollution in Residents at High Altitude in NepalRespiratory Health and Indoor Pollution in Residents at High Altitude in Nepal
[.pdf, 36.1Kb]

Dr. Buddha Basnet, Nepal International Clinic



ITDG Nepal’s Effort on Indoor Air Pollution Alleviation and Its MeasurementITDG Nepal’s Effort on Indoor Air Pollution Alleviation and Its Measurement
[.pdf, 344.4Kb]

Mr. Min Bikram Malla, ITDG Nepal



Impacts of ICS in Reducing Indoor Air PollutionImpacts of ICS in Reducing Indoor Air Pollution
[.pdf, 87.9Kb]

Mr. Rajan Thapa, CRT



Workshop Report


Workshop Report: Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health in NepalWorkshop Report: Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health in Nepal
[.pdf, 1588.3Kb]


Reference Material


Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health Impacts, Status Report for NepalHousehold Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health Impacts, Status Report for Nepal
[.pdf, 961.1Kb]

Prepared by Winrock International - Nepal, March 2004


Go to the BAQ 2004 website
Country / City
Nepal
Topics
Indoor air pollution
Authors
Winrock International/Nepal

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