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.
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.
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.
- World Health Assembly discusses key health issues
- Nepal ramps up disease surveillance after earthquakes
- Technical collaboration between WHO India and Rajasthan on Universal Health Coverage
- Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi is WHO’s new Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis and Liver Diseases
National Consultation on Risk Communication for Public Health Emergencies
Regional Good Manufacturing Practices workshop for Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers and state regulators
Joint Monitoring Mission for Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme
World Health Day 2015 regional consultation at Kolkata
World Health Day 2015 regional consultation at Bengaluru
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