NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

BHOPAL - 462001


(Established in 2010)

  NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR         RESEARCH  IN ENVIRONMENTAL     HEALTH

Publications

Phone: 0755 -2533106
Fax: 0755 -2533976
Email : nireh@icmr.org.in
Scope of Activities:

  • Focus research on methyl isocynate (MIC) affected population of Bhopal in the areas of

    • Respiratory disease;

    • Eye related diseases;

    • Kidney diseases;

    • Cancer;

    • Genetic disorders;

    • Congenital disorders;

    • Mental and neurological health;

    • Women related medical issues;

    • Second generation children related medical issues; and,

    • Rehabilitation.

  • Improve environmental health research and play a leading role in tackling environmental
    health issues as an apex research institution on environmental health in India.

Thrust Areas:

2.1 NIREH will have a clinical research wing having the following departments

  • General Medicine

  • Respiratory Medicine/ Pulmonary Medicine

  • Ophthalmology

  • Paediatrics

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Psychiatry/Mental Health

  • Neurology

  • Radio diagnosis

  • Epidemiology/ Community Medicine


2.2 The following facilities are in the process of being established at NIREH as part of Phase I of its
development:

  • Molecular Biology Laboratory

  • Microbiology Laboratory

  • Biochemistry Laboratory

  • Pathology Laboratory

  • Haematology Laboratory

  • PFT Laboratory

  • Central Equipment Facility

  • Department of Epidemiology including biostatistics and computing programming

  • Data base relating to research on toxic gas exposure, and environmental contamination

 


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