27 August 2018 to 31 August 2018
The Sixty-eighth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa will take place in Dakar, capital of the Republic of Senegal, land of the Teranga, from 27 to 31 August 2018 at the King Fahd Hotel. The Regional Committee, comprising health ministers from the 47 countries in the Region, is the...
11 July 2018
World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed on 11...
28 July 2018
World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. Worldwide, 300 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and...
7 April 2018
The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations. The 2018 World Health Day aims to mobilize action around Universal Health Coverage by calling on world...
4 February 2018
World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer with its primary objective being to get as many people as possible around the globe to talk about cancer It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing...
28 February 2018
The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives. The campaign targets primarily the general public and also seeks to raise awareness amongst policy makers, public authorities,...
19 January 2018
This symposium aims to unravel the possibilities of future patient care and roles pharmaceutical producers may assume to adapt to this changing consumer behaviour of the patient. You will benefit from attending this conference if you are from a pharmaceutical or biotech company with...
13 November 2017 to 19 November 2017
This year's theme: Seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics. Antibiotics are a precious resource, so it is important to get the right advice before taking them. This not only ensures you and your family get the best treatment, responsible use of antibiotics...
14 November 2017
The theme for World Diabetes Day 2017 is Women and Diabetes. The World Diabetes Day 2017 campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) will promote the importance of affordable and equitable access for all women at risk for or living with diabetes to the essential diabetes medicines...
8 November 2017
Dr. Ratna Devi, CEO and Co-founder of DakshamA Health and Education, held a webinar on the topic 'Patient Empowerment – Myth or Reality' on Wednesday 8 November 2017. Key points covered in the session: • What is patient empowerment? • Why is patient empowerment important? • Health vs medical care...

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