The World Health Organization Country Office for India joined the government of Uttar Pradesh to celebrate the polio free status of India and the entire South-East Asia Region of WHO at Lucknow on 22 September 2014.WHO felicitated officials from the state for their role in polio eradication at this special event.
The India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) was launched in New Delhi today by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare. Mr Bill Gates, Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was the guest of honour. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Nata Menabde, WHO Representative to India said, “The WHO through its Country Cooperation Strategy is committed to help India reduce neonatal mortality.”
Nearly six months after the first case of Ebola in West Africa was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations (UN) General Assembly and the Security Council have approved resolutions creating the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) to contain the ongoing outbreak which has sickened more than 5,500 people and killed over 2,500.
The South-East Asia Regional Certification Commission for Polio Eradication (SEA-RCCPE) has declared the South-East Asia Region of the World Health Organization polio-free today. Under the dynamic leadership of its Regional Director, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the South-East Asia Region of WHO is the fourth Region to attain this distinction.
WHO supports the first national anti-tuberculosis drug resistance survey
Polio-free certification status of India celebrated at Bengaluru
4th International Health Technology Assessment Fellowship and launch of the jointly developed Health Technology Assessment compendium
First international workshop on reviewing good regulatory practices for strengthening National Regulatory Authorities
Symposium on public health and intellectual property rights (IPR) in India
World Blood Donor Day 2014
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