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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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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)
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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)
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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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The First Comprehensive Estimates and Trends of Disease Burden and Risk Factor for Every State of India Released

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India generate the first state-level disease burden and risk ... (more)
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PHFI Awarded the Prestigious QCI-DL Shah Platinum Award for Skill Building Initiatives for Primary Care Physicians in Chronic Conditions

In recognition of PHFI’s outstanding contribution to skill building initiatives and advancement of knowledge in the Indian healthcare sector, The Quality Council of India (QCI) awarded the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) the prestigious QCI - DL Shah Platinum award for skill ... (more)
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“The 2nd North East Healthcare Summit” Stresses on Collaboratively Strengthening Health Systems Amongst all North-Eastern States to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

With an aim to strengthen health systems and explore emergent avenues and platforms for collaboration between various agencies and stakeholders in the north-east region, the 2nd North East Health Care Summit 2017 was organized by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in partnership w... (more)
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Key Stakeholders in Healthcare Including Government, Research Institutions, Academia, Industry, and International Agencies Congregate to Organise the First National Health Conclave 2017 on NCDs

Recognising that India is experiencing a rapid health transition with a rising burden of NCDs, now considered as a developmental burden, Association of Health Providers India, Public Health Foundation of India, Indian Council of Medical Research, Indian Space Research Organisation, National... (more)
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Two Day State-led Multi-sectoral Partnership Workshop on Preparedness and Response for Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalopathy Held in Koraput, Odisha

The Commissioner cum Secretary to Government of Odisha, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Pramod Kumar Meherda inaugurated a Two Days workshop on the Preparedness and Response to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalopathy in the J.E. vu... (more)
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Indian Council for Medical Research along with PHFI and Indian Medical Association Join The International Society for Hypertension for the May Measurement Month (MMM), A Global Initiative to Raise Awareness of Blood Pressure Screening

 
Recognizing that raised blood pressure or Hypertension is the biggest single contributing risk factor to death and the burden of disease worldwide, Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) - Government of India, along with Public Health Foundation of India, Centre for Chron... (more)
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India’s First Youth only Mental Health Campaign Launched in Delhi

On the occasion of WHO World Health Day on 7th April, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) launched India’s first mental health awareness campaign and website dedicated to young people, It’s Ok To Talk, through a series of talks and a multimedia exhibition in partnership wit... (more)
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