The World Health Organization (WHO) joined the governments of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telengana to celebrate the polio free status of India and the entire South-East Asia Region of WHO at Bengaluru on 19 August 2014.
The first meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding the 2014 Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa was held by teleconference on 6-7 August 2014. The Director-General accepted the Committee’s assessment and on 8 August 2014 declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
National consultation on improving access; promoting innovation in the context of universal health coverage
WHO Country Office for India is organizing a ‘National consultation on Improving Access; Promoting Innovation in the context of Universal Health Coverage’ in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and the Centre for Technology and Policy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras at Chennai from 7-9 August 2014.
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.
- Polio-free certification status of India celebrated at Bengaluru
- Ebola outbreak in west Africa: Meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee
- National consultation on improving access; promoting innovation in the context of universal health coverage
- India attains freedom from polio
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
National multisectoral action plan for prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases
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