Dipendra Kandel Initiative

Health and Environment

The DKI conducts research for policy recommendations to increase health conditions and environmental preservation for individuals. 

Health and Environment Research focuses on: Universal and quality healthcare, healthcare personnel, patient care, healthcare infrastructure, air and water pollution, waste management, ecosystem management, biodiversity protection, resources management, clean energy production, climate change mitigation, environmental health…

Research Parameters
Research Parameters


Total CO2 emissions per capita

Energy intensity level of primary energy (MJ/2011 PPP$)

Renewable energy consumption (% of total final energy consumption)


Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)

Life expectancy at birth, both sexes (years)