World Hepatitis Day 2016: Know Hepatitis-Act Now

Commemorating the World Hepatitis Day 2016, the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India is organizing 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.

India celebrates Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination and Yaws-Free India

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.

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.


WHO Representative to India

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World Health Day 2016


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