PHFI was represented by Dr. Sandeep Bhalla and Dr. Deepak Monga in the conference. The theme of the conference was “Quality diabetic care beyond sociocultural barriers”. It was attended by over 500 delegates and had a representation from all South East Asian countries. PHFI had its own stall in the conference which was utilized for the advocacy of our various capacity building initiatives. The delegates who visited the stall were apprised regarding the various activities done at PHFI as well as the capacity building initiatives in chronic conditions that are being successfully implemented in India. Dr. Bhalla also had a session on 5th November on ‘PHFI and its work in Public health Arena with special focus on capacity building’. The course brochure for Nepal was also released during the inauguration of the conference.
ATA 87th Annual Meeting was attended by over 1100 delegates from different parts of the World. The meeting of the ATA aimed to update the community of endocrinologists, internists, surgeons, basic scientists, nuclear medicine scientists, pathologists, trainees, nurses, physician assistants and other health care professionals who wish to broaden and update their knowledge of the thyroid gland and its disorders. Dr. Pushkar Kumar, Dr. Deepak Monga and Mr. Alex I represented PHFI on this prestigious platform. PHFI had a stall during the event which was utilized for the advocacy of the various capacity building initiatives in chronic conditions done by PHFI. Delegates from around the world expressed keen interest in the course and discussed modalities of its implementation to adapt the course for their respective countries. A poster of Dr. Pushkar titled “Evaluation and Quality Assurance of Effectiveness of an AOTA Recognized Thyroid Training Programme for Primary Care Physicians in India” was selected for the poster presentation during the conference. Dr. Pushkar & Dr. Deepak were also invited to represent PHFI at American Thyroid Association Corporate Leadership Council Meeting held on 21st October wherein they briefed the ATA Board members and other partners regarding PHFI’s work and the capacity building initiative in the management of thyroid course (CCMTD).
In recognition of PHFI’s outstanding contribution to skill building initiatives and advancement of knowledge in the Indian healthcare sector, The Quality Council of India (QCI) awarded the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) the prestigious QCI- DL Shah Platinum award for skill building of primary care physicians in chronic conditions in India. The Platinum award was presented to PHFI by Shri. Baijayant Jay Panda, Honourable Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, Government of India during the Inaugural session of the 12th National Quality Conclave at the Le Meridian hotel. Professor K. Srinath Reddy, President, PHFI, Professor. D Prabhakaran, Vice President – Research and Policy, PHFI and Dr Sandeep Bhalla – Programme Director, Trainings, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, PHFI received the award on behalf of the PHFI team.
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The 13th Asia-Pacific Congress of Hypertension On behalf of the Asian-Pacific Society of Hypertension (APSH) and the Singapore Hypertension Society (SHS), it is my privilege to invite you to participate in the 13th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension to be held in Suntec Singapore from 6 – 8 October 2017. Hypertension is not just a cardiovascular problem due to elevated blood pressure. Extended studies across species, context and time have shown that hypertension has many and complex facets to both its origins and its consequences. Hypertension is therefore of concern for all professionals in healthcare, whether physicians, nurses, biomedical scientists, pharmacists, or health administrators. .
Recognizing the role of health in development and the importance of developing health infrastructure for improved healthcare in the entire northeast region of India, apex business body FICCI– North East in partnership with Public Health Foundation of India, Indian Institute of Public Health -Shillong supported by the National Health Mission - Assam, and Ministry of Development of North East Region organized the first "North East Healthcare Summit"on 8th and 9th July 2016, in Guwahati.