The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India signaled its strong commitment to becoming International Health Regulations (IHR) compliant by 2016 at a ‘National consultation on strengthening intersectoral coordination for IHR (2005) and points of entry’ organized in collaboration with the WHO Country Office for India at Goa on 18-19 November 2015.
WHO South-East Asia Region is home to an estimated 91 million people affected by diabetes. Approximately half of them go undiagnosed. Governments, civil society, private sectors, schools, media and other local partners - all need to collaborate for prevention and early detection of diabetes.
An International Verification Team (IVT), which visited India from 5-16 October 2015 found that the country is free of Yaws clinical cases and that Yaws transmission has ceased in the country. The IVT will request the World Health Organization (WHO) to consider issuing a Certificate of Eradication of Yaws from India.
- India commits to accelerate steps towards becoming IHR compliant by 2016
- Prevent, treat diabetes
- 38th Annual Meeting of Representatives of National Pharmacovigilance Centres participating in the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring
- International Verification Team for eradication of Yaws finds India free of the disease
Launch of e-Learning Modules for Registration of Clinical Trials in India
National Training Workshop on Supply Chain Management and Warehousing of Essential Health Commodities
Migration of Doctors and Nurses from India: WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel
National Consultation on Wheat Flour Fortification in India
WHO-ILBS 2nd National Consultation on World Hepatitis Day Hepatitis C: Can we treat all by 2020?
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