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.

World Health Assembly closes, passing resolutions on air pollution and epilepsy

The World Health Assembly closed today, with Director-General Dr Margaret Chan noting that it had passed several “landmark resolutions and decisions”. Three new resolutions were passed today: one on air pollution, one on epilepsy and one laying out the next steps in finalizing a framework of engagement with non-State actors.

Medical Camp Kits replace primary health care facilities before onset of Nepal’s monsoon

The race to restore primary health care services disrupted by Nepal’s 25 April and 12 May earthquakes is on with the deployment of 50 Medical Camp Kits (MCKs) throughout the country’s 14 most-affected districts.

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.

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