India is the one of the world’s frontrunners in finding innovative solutions to combat tuberculosis (TB). India accounts for a little more than a quarter of the global burden of TB and has the largest number of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) cases worldwide. The upward revision of the TB burden to an estimated 2.8 million in 2015 reflects the Indian government’s increased ability to identify the true burden of TB and gain a more robust understanding of the TB epidemic across the country.
Recognizing that air pollution is a serious health hazard in India, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and WHO Country Office for India joined hands to organize a two-day multisectoral workshop on 28-29 September 2016 in New Delhi to build stakeholder commitment for multisectoral response to address the rising concern of air pollution and its health effects in India.
Commemorating the World Hepatitis Day 2016, the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India organized a global event at Mumbai on 28 July 2016 to raise awareness about hepatitis among general public as well as health care providers and policy makers at the highest level.
Recognizing India’s remarkable public health successes in achieving Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) and YAWS-free status, WHO and UNICEF today felicitated the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India at a special celebratory event in New Delhi.
ICMR- WHO Regional Consultation on National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research involving Human Participants
National Workshop on Pharmacovigilance of Anti Tubercular Medicines in India
Expert Group Meeting on Developing Patient Safety Implementation Framework
Migration of Doctors and Nurses from India
National workshop on WHO Prequalification of In-vitro Diagnostics (IVDs) Programme
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