Hepatitis C: Can We Treat All By 2020?

Every year on 28 July, WHO and partners mark the World Hepatitis Day to increase awareness and understanding about viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes. The theme for this year is Prevent hepatitis. Act now.

Increase, enforce taxes to stop tobacco epidemic, says new global report

Improved tax measures, stronger law enforcement and enhanced cessation efforts are urgently needed in the WHO South-East Asia Region to protect people against the ill-effects of tobacco. Tobacco kills approximately 6 million people annually, 20% of them in the Region which has 246 million smokers and 290 million smokeless tobacco users.

Risk communication

Risk communication is an integral part of any public health emergency response. In epidemics and pandemics, in humanitarian crises and natural disasters, risk communication allows people at risk to understand and adopt protective behaviours.

WHO urges action to stop illicit trade of tobacco products

To commemorate the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) 2015 the World Health Organization (WHO), organized on 29 May 2015, a national consultation on ‘Illicit trade of tobacco products’ in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and the Central Board of Excise and Customs, Ministry of Finance.

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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