UK Scientist to lecture on ‘Climate Change in Jipmer on Mar 18

UK Scientist to lecture on ‘Climate Change in Jipmer on Mar 18

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Puducherry, Mar 15 : Sir Andrew P. Haines, a noted epidemiologist and distinguished scientist in UK, is visiting India at the invitation of the Indian Academy of Sciences and is scheduled to deliver a lecture in JIPMER here on March 18.

According to a Jipmer release on Friday, during his visit to Jipmer, he will be delivering a lecture on “Climate change and health: The health co-benefits of the low carbon economy”, organized by the JIPMER Scientific Society (JSS).

Sir Haines is a Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health with a joint appointment in the Department of Public Health, Environments and Society and in the Department of Population Health.

He was previously Director of LSHTM, London for nearly 10 years, and a Professor of Primary Health Care at University College of London (UCL) during 1987-2000.

His current work is focused on ‘climate change, sustainability and health’. A brief profile of Sir Haines and his work can be accessed at, the release said. (UNI)