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Air Pollution and COVID-19 in South Asia

“The double whammy of poor air quality and exposure to the virus will certainly aggravate the existing public health crisis in India,” said Dr.Poornima Prabhakaran, Epidemiologist and Deputy Director of the Centre for Environmental Health, Public Health Foundation of India…

Climate-Smart Healthcare Webinar Series: Videos

Health and Environment Platform (HELP) was established by Public Health Foundation of India and Centre for Chronic Disease Control in partnership with Health Care Without Harm to develop a road-map for climate-smart healthcare in India which would be resilient and…

Climate-Smart Healthcare Webinar Series

Health and Environment Platform (HELP) was established by Public Health Foundation of India and Centre for Chronic Disease Control in partnership with Health Care Without Harm to develop a road-map for climate-smart healthcare in India which would be resilient and…

Climate and Health Air Monitoring Project (CHAMP)

Air pollution in India ranks as some of the worst in the world, causing dramatic negative health impacts on the population. The Health and Environment Leadership Platform (HELP) and Centre for Chronic Disease Control have set out to address this…

Health Practitioners perception on Health Effects of Air Pollution in India

We have recently completed a study titled, “Understanding Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Health Practitioners towards Health Effects of Air Pollution in India“. A sample of physicians, pulmonologists and cardiologists from selected cities were approached to understand their practice and…

Webinar: World Environment Day- 2020

On the occasion of World Environment Day (5th June 2020), we organized a webinar titled “Reclaiming Planetary Health: Youth for Health, Youth for Nature. A unique interactive discussion with student voices from public health and medicine”. The webinar was co-hosted…

Waste Management in the Era of CoVID-19

On 6th June 2020, Centre for Chronic Disease Control co-hosted a webinar titled “Waste Management in the Era of CoVID-19, with Centre for Environmental Health, Public Health Foundation of India, Heath and Environment Leadership Platform and Health Care Without Harm.…

Rethinking ‘mobile camps’ for cancer screening

“Despite public-private initiatives to increase preventive screening for cancer through mobile camps, mortality rates on account of the disease continue to be high.” – Samayita Ghosh -Senior Research Associate, Centre for Environmental Health, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) & Preethiya Sekar. To read…

Powering India’s health centres with renewables can build resilience

OPINION: “The current crisis has opened up the opportunity for #Health & #energy sectors to work together as a longer-term #resilience intervention” write Dr.K. Srinath Reddy-President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)& Harish Hande -Founder & Chairman SELCO Foundation. To…

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