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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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