Non Communicable diseases Current Affairs - 2020

WHO report: 25 key health services disrupted globally

The World Health Organization recently reported that at least half of 25 kinds of health services experienced disruptions due to COVID-19. The findings were based on the survey conducted by the international organization in its five of six regions regions. The survey is called the “Global Pulse Survey”. Highlights According to the report of the Read More…

Khelo India Community Coach Development Programme

On June 2, 2020, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijju inaugurated the India Community Coach Development Programme Highlights The India Community Coach Development Programme is a 25-day long programme for community coaches and PE teachers all over the country. The programme has been launched to give more importance to Physical Education in Read More…

India, Sweden join hands to set up Healthcare Innovation Centre in India

India and Sweden has joined hands to set up a healthcare innovation centre to promote research, broadly in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and help scale-up Indian start-ups in the sector. Later, AIIMS, Delhi; AIIMS, Jodhpur, and Swedish Trade Commissioner’s Office in New Delhi signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) to cement cooperation, to set up a Read More…

Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology solution for healthcare program

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has recently exchanged MoUs with Tata Trusts and Dell to provide technological platform for nationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). NCD IT solution platform NCD IT solution covers program-level data for screening, diagnosis, treatment, referral and follow-up activities of NCDs with Read More…

India and Italy ink MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector

India and Italy have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in health sector. The objective of MoU is to establish comprehensive inter-ministerial and inter-institutional cooperation between two countries in the field of health by pooling scientific, technical, financial and human resources. Its ultimate goal is to upgrade quality and reach of human, material Read More…