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The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health.
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National Pilot Initiatives on Diabetic Retinopathy and Retinopathy of Prematurity Develops Health System Models to Prevent, Screen and Treat Sight of Millions of Indians

The DR and ROP  initiatives helped strengthen health systems (particularly in tackling Non-communicable Diseases) in 14 states, including Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
The ROP and DR initiatives has convened several meetings to bring together various National Government he... (more)
Consultative Meeting for Development of Curriculum Framework for Occupational Health Program Developed by ICMR-NIOH & PHFI

The National Institute of Occupational Health, an ICMR institute and the Training Division of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is developing a unique programme designed for the Care and Compliance of Unorganized Sector Workers Perspective for Primary Health Care Professionals (... (more)
Mobile Application Developed by IIPHG, PHFI to Combat Exam Pressure: Conquer Exam, Be a Warrior

A mobile application to cope with Exam related Stress and Anxiety for Students and their Parents
Developed by Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, Gujarat in collaboration with National Mental Health Program, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Guj... (more)
Concert featuring Grammy Award Ricky Kej to Raise Awareness on Climate Change and Health in New Delhi

The Centre for Environmental Health (CEH), a Centre of Excellence at the Public Health Foundation of India and the Association of Healthcare Providers of India (AHPI) is organizing a one of its kind concert in New Delhi on March 23, 2019 to raise awareness on climate change and health. The... (more)
Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services, Karnataka and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) Announce Partnership for Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)

India is currently faced with the triple burden of communicable, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries. According to the World Health Organization, NCDs in India have huge negative implications on the health and development of the nation. Lifestyle choices are largely responsible f... (more)
Launch of Capacity Building Initiative - Certificate Course in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (CCCS) in India

Recognizing that Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including ischemic heart disease and strokes are an existing public health challenge and a leading cause of death globally, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) along with the World Heart Federation (WHF), Population Health Research In... (more)
Honourable Chief Minister Shri. Conrad Sangma Addresses Primary Care Physicians to follow a Collective Approach to Healthcare for Meghalaya Region during Certification Distribution Ceremony of NCD Courses of PHFI

Honourable Chief Minister Shri. Conrad Sangma and Mr. Alexander L. Hek, Health Minister, Government of Meghalaya felicitated Primary Care Physicians of Meghalaya
Over 40 Government and Private Sector Doctors felicitated for their specialised Training received in management of ch... (more)
AXA and Public Health Foundation of India Announce Partnership will Focus on Reducing the Health Burden from Non-Communicable Diseases and Strengthen the Enforcement of Tobacco Control & Cessation in India

India is currently faced with the dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), causing damaging effects to the health and development of the country. According to Global Burden of Diseases, NCDs, including cancer, heart disease, chronic lung disease and diabetes, pose h... (more)
Importance of Strategic Partnerships to Build Health Innovations for Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

In an endeavour to encourage health innovations in India and Africa, a conclave was organised by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Amref Africa, the Institute of Development Studies, UK (IDS UK), Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar in partnership with NITI Aayog. This ... (more)
May Measurement Month 2018 Launched by ICMR, ISH, PHFI, CCDC, API, and Partners

Raised blood pressure attributes to the leading risk factor for morbidity and mortality in India. Hypertension is attributable to 10.8% of all deaths in India. To raise awareness about Hypertension, the Indian Council of Medical Research (CMR), along with the International Society of Hypert... (more)
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