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India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) receives UN Award

‘2022 UN Interagency Task Force, and WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Award’ was conferred to India for its India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI). Key facts The UN award was conferred at the UN General Assembly side event that was held on September 21, 2022 in New York. The India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) ..

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India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) project

Analysis of the data from the India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) was recently released. What is the India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI)? It is a five-year initiative by the Union Ministry of Health and Family welfare, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), State Governments, and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor and treat ..

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2019 edition of World Hypertension Day (WHD)

The World Hypertension Day (WHD) is observed every year on May 17 to spread awareness about the disease that the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls a “silent killer” and “global public health issue”. The 2019 theme “Know your numbers” is meant to raise awareness about high blood pressure in people across the world. The idea ..

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