World Health Day 2015: WHO calls for safe food, from farm to plate

To create greater awareness about food safety, the theme of World Health Day 2015, the WHO Country Office for India in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) organized a national consultation on 1 April 2015 at New Delhi.

WHO India honours public health champions

At a national consultation held on 1 April 2015 at New Delhi jointly with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (GoI) to commemorate the World Health Day 2015 (7 April), the WHO Country Office for India gave out awards for Public Health Champions.

Street food vendors get trained on making safe food

To create awareness amongst street food vendors about food safety, the theme of World Health Day 2015, a day-long training was conducted by the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with the WHO Country Office for India. Over 130 street food vendors from the NCR Delhi region attended the training. It also saw participation from industry leaders who have made it big, from street carts to food chains across India.

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The influenza A/H1N1 virus is among the four influenza viruses that normally circulate seasonally worldwide. Although most people who get influenza every year have a relatively mild illness, it can cause severe illness and death. Globally WHO recommends influenza vaccination as the most effective way to prevent infection.


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