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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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Certificate Course in Management of Thyroid Disorders to be Scaled Globally to Expand Professional Capacity of over 5000 Primary Care Physicians

 
Recognizing that Thyroid diseases are, arguably, among the commonest endocrine disorders worldwide and its associated complications are amongst highest in the world, Public Health Foundation of India, an apex think-tank in South Asia, while releasing the Thyroid Factsheet, at... (more)
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Health Sector Leaders Launch the Health and Environment Leadership Platform; Call for Urgent Action on Air Pollution

Representatives of more than 5000 healthcare institutions and several thousand healthcare professionals around the country that form the Health and Environment Leadership Platform (HELP) released a joint statement today calling for concerted action to reduce air pollution in India... (more)
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Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh Inaugurates the State’s First Fully Operational Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Wing the District Hospital in Bijapur, Bastar Region

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh, inaugurated the state’s first fully operational Maternal and Child Health (MCH) wing “Umang” in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected district of Bijapur in Bastar Region. The MCH wing is the first state-of-the-art facility ... (more)
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Global Public Health Institutions Collaborate to Announce the Launch of the First-of-its-kind Certificate Course on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (CCCS) in India, Aiming to Expand it Globally

Advancing evidence-based learning in CVD & Stroke for primary care physicians, the course is an international partnership between Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), World Heart Federation (WHF), Population Health Research Institute (PHRI), American College of Cardiology (ACC) a... (more)
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First of its kind Stroke Rehabilitation in India Study - Family Led Rehabilitation after Stroke in India – The ATTEND Trial Released

The first of its kind Stroke Rehabilitation in India study - Family Led Rehabilitation after Stroke in India - The ATTEND Trial was released today, highlighting that it is imperative to invest in stroke units and multidisciplinary rehabilitation centers to improve outcome after stroke.... (more)
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Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijaybhai Rupani Inaugurates the New Campus of the Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar (IIPH G)

Gracing the occasion were Shri. Nitinbhai Patel, Deputy CM of Gujarat, Shri. Shankarbhai Chaudhary, Minister for Health & Family Welfare Gujarat and Shri. N. R. Narayana Murthy, Founder Infosys and Chairman, Public Health Foundation of India
Gujarat’s largest Publ... (more)
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PHFI uses Durga Puja as an Opportunity to Raise Mental Health Awareness Amongst Youth in Delhi

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day (10th October 2016), the PRIDE project and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), supported by Wellcome Trust / DBT India Alliance are hosting a special 5-day event from 6th-10th October at the Durga Puja Festival hosted in Chittaranjan Park, Ne... (more)
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Poor Diets Now Pose a Greater Risk to Health than Unsafe Sex, Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Use Combined

Findings from a new Report, “Food Systems and Diets: Facing the Challenges of the 21st Century” of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, revealed that over the next 20 years, South Asian countries will face serious challenges to improve nutrition and av... (more)
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National Conference on Financing Universal Health Coverage (UHC) 15 Research Reports on 7 States on Health Accounts, Health System Preparedness for UHC and Assessment of State Health Insurance Scheme Released

A National Conference on Financing Universal Health Coverage was organized by PHFI and partners, supported by USAID to disseminate new evidence on how State Governments can facilitate implementation of Universal Health Coverage at sub national level. Dr. K. Rajeshwar Rao, Joint Secretary, M... (more)
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Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension to be Scaled Globally with a Focus on Africa and South East Asian Countries to Expand Professional Capacity of Over 5000 Specialized and Primary Care Physicians

Recognizing that the economic burden due to Hypertension and its associated complications is amongst highest in the world, and there is an urgent need for strengthening capacity and creating knowledge resources to enable doctors in the developing and the least developed world, the Internati... (more)
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