Our aim is to nucleate and support interdisciplinary research programmes bridging environmental analysis with human health.

Existing research areas and capacity:

  • Air quality (ambient air, indoor air, smoking and ETS)
  • Chronic lead poisoning
  • Water pollution including Arsenic in underground water
  • Knowledge, attitude and practices regarding pesticide use among farmers of district Khairpur, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Musculoskeletal disorders among workers (ergonomics)
  • Medical waste management and needle stick injuries/infections
  • Food safety (Mercury levels in fishes)
  • Injuries
  • Disaster/Emergency preparedness and response
  • Geographical Information System (GIS) and its application

Proposed/Future research areas and capacity:

  • Occupational health and industrial hygiene
  • Food safety including agriculture
  • Hazardous material management
  • Noise control
  • Injury due to environmental exposures
  • Solid waste management
  • Vector control (mosquitoes)
  • Gene-environment interaction
  • Toxicological epidemiology/molecular epidemiology (laboratory: collection of sample and processing)
  • Environmental engineering​