World Health Assembly discusses key health issues

Officials from 194 member countries continue to discuss key health issues at the sixty eighth World Health Assembly in Geneva. This evening WHO’s Director-General and the World Health Assembly’s President presented 4 prizes to leaders in public health.

Nepal ramps up disease surveillance after earthquakes

As the rainy season draws close in Nepal, the realignment of pre-existing World Health Organization and Ministry of Health and Population health surveillance and reporting mechanisms provides the best opportunity to guard against possible disease outbreaks. At the same time, local communities are empowered, and Nepal’s health system made more resilient.

Technical collaboration between WHO India and Rajasthan on Universal Health Coverage

Committing to engage in a long-term technical collaboration that will enable the Government of Rajasthan to accelerate progress towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the World Health Organization Country Office for India and the state government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 5 May 2015 at Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi is WHO’s new Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis and Liver Diseases

The Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) New Delhi was formally inaugurated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis and Liver Diseases on 5 May 2015. Mr Satyendar Jain, Health Minister of Delhi inaugurated the new WHO collaborating centre in the presence of Dr Nata Menabde, WHO Representative to India. Also present on the occasion were Mr K. K. Sharma, Chief Secretary, Delhi Government and Chairman, ILBS, and Dr Shiv Kumar Sarin, Director, ILBS.

WHO Representative to India

WHO Representative

WHO guidelines

A selection of evidence-based guidelines


Vacancies in the WHO Country Office for India

World Health Day

World Health Day 2015

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