Union Government launches a new state-of-the art Information Platform to monitor public health surveillance

Ms Preeti Sudan, Union Health Secretary launched the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) segment of Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) in seven states today. The path-breaking initiative will provide near-real-time data to policy makers for detecting outbreaks, reducing the morbidity and mortality and lessening disease burden in the populations and better health systems.

Chief minister launches Kerala Antimicrobial Resistance Strategic Action Plan

Mr Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala launched the Kerala Antimicrobial Resistance Strategic Action Plan (KARSAP), the first of its kind in the country, at a consultation organized by the state government in partnership with the World Health Organization Country Office for India at Thiruvananthapuram on 25 October 2018.

Union Health Minister inaugurates ‘2nd World Conference on Access to Medical Products: Achieving the SDGs 2030’

The three-day 2nd World Conference on ‘Access to Medical Products: Achieving the SDGs 2030’ was inaugurated by Mr J.P.Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare on 9 October 2018 at New Delhi.

Punjab, with WHO’s support, launches plan to eliminate malaria by 2020

The Punjab government, with technical support from the World Health Organization Country Office for India launched a micro strategic plan to eliminate malaria from the state by 2020 on 26 September 2018.


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