India calls for multi-sectoral actions to combat noncommunicable diseases

To accelerate the response to the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in India through multisectoral actions, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) in collaboration with the WHO Country Office for India, today organized a National Conference on Prevention and Control of Major Noncommunicable Diseases in India.

Tobacco pack warnings save lives

To commemorate the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) 2016 and create greater awareness about why India needs to say NO to tobacco, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW) and WHO Country Office for India in collaboration with HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth) organized a technical consultation on 30 May 2016 in New Delhi.

The Delhi Commitment on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) for Health released

The Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare and Minister of State (Independent Charge), AYUSH, Mr Shripad Naik released the ‘The Delhi Commitment on Sustainable Development Goal for Health’, at the conclusion of the two-day National Consultation on Transitioning from MDGs to SDGs, organized by the WHO Country Office for India in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) at New Delhi on 10-11 May 2016.

World Health Day 2016: WHO urges to scale-up prevention, strengthen care and enhance surveillance to beat diabetes

To create greater awareness about the theme of World Health Day 2016, Beat Diabetes, the WHO Country Office for India in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India organized a national consultation on 7 April 2015 at New Delhi.


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