Dhaka, March 4 -- Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury on Monday said the health dimension would be incorporated into the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) to address the climate-induced non-communicable diseases in the country.

For this to happen, a nexus between health and climate change is needed, he added.

The environment minister said this in his speech as the chief guest at NIHR Global Health Research Centres Symposium organised by icddr,b on Non-Communicable Diseases and Environmental Change held at the Westin, Dhaka on Monday.

Emphasising changing the mindset of the people regarding public health, the minister said that "How Bangladesh looks in the next 50 years will depend on how we address the ...