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Meghnath Dhimal

ISC Fellow (2023)

Dr. Meghnath Dhimal completed his PhD in Geo-sciences (Environmental Health Sciences) from Germany in 2015, and his Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences from Tribhuvan University, Nepal, in 2004. Currently, he works as a Chief/Senior Research Officer at Nepal health Research Council (NHRC) Government of Nepal.

He is also an Associate Academician at Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) and Visiting Faculty of Environmental Health at Tribhuvan University. Recognizing his contribution in the field of climate change and health, he has received number of awards including “Young Scientists Award of the Year 2015” by the NAST; Winner of New Voices in Global Health Programme at World Health Summit 2017; Outstanding Health Research Award 2018 from NHRC; National Science, Technology and Innovation Award of Health Sector 2022 from Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Government of Nepal and ITM Scientific Excellence Award 2023.

He has over 20 years of global health research and policy formulation experiences specially on environmental health and climate change. In particular, he has strong networking capacity in promoting the global voice of science, great capacity for broad scientific leadership, and patience of scientific initiatives such such as on health-national adaptation plan (H-NAP) to climate change.

The page has been updated in May 2024.

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