What is South Asia Heat Health Information Network

The South Asian Heat Health Information Network (SAHHIN) is an independent, voluntary, and member-driven forum of scientists, practitioners, and policy makers focused on improving capacity to protect populations from the avoidable health risks of extreme heat in a changing climate. The solution-based network promotes the sharing of resources and information, encourages collaborative learning and partnership building between members, and seeks to enhance technical and science based decision tools to better manage heat risks.


Improved capacity of professionals, organizations, and governments to protect populations from the preventable health impacts of extreme ambient heat. The network aims to create a common space to promote evidence-driven interventions, shared-learning, co-production of information, synthesis of priorities, and capacity building that can empower multi-disciplinary actors to take more effective and informed life-saving preparedness and planning measures.

Steering Committee

News and Events


  • India Meteorological Department IMD 
  • International Development Research Centre IDRC
  • Integrated Research and Action for Development IRADe
  • Indian Institute of Public Health – Gandhinagar IIPHG
  • National Resources Defence Centre NRDC
  • Global Heat Health Information Network GHHIN


  • +91 11 2667 6181, +91 11 2667 6180, +91 11 2668 2226
  • C-80, Shivalik, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi – 110017