World Health Organization
Team Leader on Household Energy and Health
Heather Adair-Rohani is team leader on household energy and health at the World Health Organization. She has helped in the coordination and development of the WHO guidelines for indoor air quality: household fuel combustion and is currently leading work to support countries in implementing these guidelines through the Clean Household Energy Solutions Toolkit. She actively participates and represents WHO in various global initiatives focused on health, air pollution and household energy, including UN Energy, Sustainable Energy for All, the Inter-Agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators and the Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrheal Diseases. She has coordinated a multi-stakeholder survey harmonization process and the expansion of the WHO household energy database, as well as WHO’s database on electricity access in health care facilities aimed at enhancing evidence for policymakers and to build country capacity to address air pollution, energy access and related health impacts.