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MoU signing and sensitization workshop was held at PHFI on the 27th of July, 2018 with Afghanistan Endocrine Society and Kabul University of Medical Sciences

The landmark meeting marked the beginning of a collaboration between the Public Health Foundation of India and two premier organizations in Afghanistan i.e. the Afghanistan Endocrine Society and the Kabul University of Medical Sciences. The delegation from Afghanistan that represented the two organizations included Dr. Mohammad Wali Naseri (Secretary General, Afghanistan Endocrine Society and Associate Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Kabul University of Medical Sciences) and Dr. Ahmad Zia Mukhlis (Treasurer, Afghanistan Endocrine Society). Dr. Sanjay Kalra (National expert, CCMTD) and Dr. J. N. Srivastava (Advisor, QI Division, NHSRC) were also present in the day’s proceedings.

KDACON -2018

For PHFI participants PG student rate is applied.

Date: 4th - 5th August , 2018 | Venue: Merchant' chamber Auditorium Civil Lines , Kanpur

Third Annual Conference of KANPUR DIABETES ASSOCIATION PHFI registered doctors can avail 25% fee waiver for in this conference, last date is 25th July'18

International Expansion of PHFI's Flagship course-CCEBDM in Bangladesh

International expansion of PHFI’s flagship Course- Certificate Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM) in Bangladesh on 28th June 2018 at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Society of Medicine (BSM) which is the biggest society of the Physicians of Bangladesh, has taken an interest for building the capacity of the Physicians of Bangladesh in the field of Diabetes Management. BSM has adopted PHFI’s flagship course in the field of Diabetes Management (CCEBDM). To kick start the journey of this landmark collaboration, the MoU signing ceremony and sensitisation workshop was conducted by PHFI in association with BSM for the leaders of BSM and their Faculty at Dhaka Club, Dhaka on 28th June 2018 for the smooth implementation of CCEBDM in Bangladesh. The occasion was graced by the presence of Prof. Md. Billal Alam, President, Bangladesh Society of Medicine, Dr. Ahmedul Kabir, Secretary General, BSM, Dr. Sudip Ranjan Deb, Secretary for scientific Affairs, BSM, Dr Sandeep Bhalla, Program Director – Trainings, CCCI, PHFI and Dr. Pushkar Kumar, Sr. Public Health Specialist, PHFI and 30 eminent Physicians/Diabetologists of whole Bangladesh. The Senior Leadership from BSM along with 30 eminent Physicians and Diabetologists of whole Bangladesh attended this day long sensitization workshop to discuss in detail the implementation guidelines for the CCEBDM course, which is planned to be rolled out initially in 4 centres of Bangladesh in their key Medical Colleges and thereafter to about 15 Medical Colleges which will be their venue and centre for these trainings. Detailed discussion and rollout plan was discussed with the experts and that PHFI also offered to carry out a third party evaluation of the programme, which BSM has taken it positively. BSM leadership have shown their keen interest in taking up the Hypertension and the CVD & Stroke in the future to benefit their Physicians

DFSI 2018

16th Annual Conference Of Diabetic Foot Society Of India

Date: 31st August to 2nd september 2018 | Venue: Park Hyatt, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India

Do not forget to avail registrations at discounted rates for PHFI students/ Alumni by entering PHFDF18 in the column “DFSI Registration No.” after selecting the Post Graduate/ Paramed button on the registration page.

MSEM (Myanmar Society of Endocrinology & Metabolism) and MMDA(Myanmar Diabetes Association) adopted PHFI’s flagship course in the field of Diabetes Management (CCEBDM)


Registration fees Rs 8500 (conference plus work shop ) for PHFI enrolled participants and alumni.

Date: 7th - 9th Sep , 2018 | Venue: Welcomhotel Rama International Jalna Road, Aurangbad

Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Tripura; National Health Mission, Tripura; Tripura State AIDS Control society (TSACS) in partnership with Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi Organized World Health Day 2018 at Agartala, Tripura with the theme of ‘Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere’ and slogan of ‘Health For All’

Agartala, Tripura, 7th April 2018: World Health Day 2018 was celebrated in Tripura with free health screening camps for diabetes and hypertension organized across the State. On this occasion, a program was organized at Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhawan, Agartala, Tripura which was inaugurated by the Honourable Chief Minister of Tripura, Shri Biplab Kumar Deb and graced by the presence of Honourable Health Minister of Tripura, Shri Sudip Roy Burman; Secretary, Health, Govt. Of Tripura, Shri Samarjit Bhaumik; Mission Director National Health Mission, Govt. of Tripura, Dr. Shailesh Kumar Yadav, IAS; Director of Health Services, Govt. Of Tripura, Dr. J K Debbarma; Additional Director, Department of Family Welfare and Preventive Medicine, Dr. S. K. Chakma; Program Director-Trainings, CCCI, PHFI, Dr. Sandeep Bhalla.


Date: 21th to 23rd September 2018 | Venue: Hyatt Regency, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad.

PHFI participants are entitled to get 25% discount in registration fee.

It gives us immense pleasure to invite you to participate in the DIACON 2018 from 21 – 23 September, 2018 (Friday to Sunday) at Hyatt Regency, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad. DIACON 2018 will be a unique experience as DIACON 2018 have kept dedicated sessions on each specialty of diabetes such as Gestational Diabetes, Diabetic Foot, Type 1 Diabetes, Obesity & Nutrition, Educator’s Workshop etc. Expecting 1000 – 1200 delegates to attend this meeting from various parts of India. The 4th International Diacon 2018 organising with the aim of enhancing knowledge about Diabetes and its complications amongst physicians. More than 100 national faculties who are experts in the field of diabetes and we would ensure that you will definitely cherish the scientific feast which will be served to you during these 3 days. We would be most grateful for your acceptance of our humble invitation, for your participation for this unparalleled academic feast on the 21 – 23 September, 2018 (Friday to Sunday) at Hyatt Regency, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad.

PHFI awarded the prestigious QCI- DL Shah Platinum award for skill building of primary care physicians in chronic conditions in India

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 today. 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.

27th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension

Date: 20th to 23rd September 2018 | Venue: Beijing, China

The Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) has been adopted by NHM, Govt. of Tripura for training of 40 Govt. Medical Officers of Tripura. The MoU signing was taken place in the august presence of Dr. Shailesh Yadav, IAS, Mission Director, NHM, Govt. of Tripura at NHM office, Tripura.

PHFI has signed an MoU with National Health Mission- Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Tripura to act as a Skill Building / Training Partner for various capacity building courses for Healthcare Professionals. Through this collaboration, NHM, Tripura now has become the first state to declare PHFI as a Skill Building / Training Partner for various capacity building courses for Healthcare Professionals. Under this MoU , Training of two batches of 20 Medical Officers each working in all the PHCs, CHCs and District Hospitals under NHM, Govt. of Tripura, will be trained in Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH).

CSI 2018

70th Annual Conferences || Cardiological Society of India
Date: 22nd to 25th Nov 2018 | Venue: MMRDA Grounds, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai

ASSOCHAM Award for “Best NGO Skill Development, 2016-17”

The Honorable Minister for Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Sh. Rajiv Pratap Rudy gave the award that was received on behalf of PHFI by Dr Sandeep Bhalla, Programme Director, Training Division, Dr Pushkar Kumar, Dr Anuradha Monga and Mr. Rajiv Chhibber.

The Training division works extensively on capacity building of Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) in the field of chronic conditions and non-communicable diseases through various certificate courses which have received National and global recognitions, and has till date trained over 20,000 doctors Pan India. The award recognizes PHFI’s efforts to develop and empower Public Health human capital in India to ensure the country’s competitiveness at the global platform.

Expansion of the PHFI's Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension to the African continent

Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), International Society of Hypertension (ISH), British and Irish Hypertension Society (BIHS), Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC), and the Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) conducted the first continental meeting for the expansion of the Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension to the African region in Nairobi, Kenya. The course that has successfully trained over 1400 primary care physicians in India is now being adapted for the training of healthcare professionals in Africa. The meeting was attended by 28 key opinion leaders in the field of cardiology from across the continent.

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CCMH Cycle II National Expert Meet

National Expert Consultation Meet of Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) Cycle-II was successfully conducted on 16th July 2017 at Radisson Blu Plaza , New Delhi. The objective of the meet was to review and finalize the course curriculum of CCMH Cycle II. All the modules were discussed in detail by the members from International Society of Hypertension (ISH) , British and Irish Hypertension Society (BIHS), Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) and National Expert panel. The suggested changes will be incorporated in the final modules of CCMH Cycle II.

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CCMH initiative implemented in Madhya Pradesh was selected as an innovative model at the 4th National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices in Public Healthcare Systems in India organized by the National Health Mission, Government of India held at Indore, Madhya Pradesh, July 2017.

The 4th National Summit on Good and Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Healthcare Systems, was organized by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) from 6th July, 2017 – 08th July, 2017 at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The summit was organized with an objective to capture and share the best practices and innovations at various levels of health services delivery under National Health Mission. The summit was attended by officials of MoHFW who are involved in providing technical support to states, various State Health Officials who shared their experiences, various Development Partners and other stakeholders who contribute to implementation of best practices.

In the summit, National Health Mission, Government of Madhya Pradesh & PHFI partnership model titled 'Enhancing capacities of NCD Nodal Officers / Primary Care Physicians in Management of Diabetes and Hypertension in the State of Madhya Pradesh' was selected for the poster presentation. Another model of healthcare from PHFI with the Government of Himachal Pradesh, them-Health model for NCD care was also selected for oral presentation. Furthermore, the PHFI team was also given an opportunity to be a part of the Government of Madhya Pradesh stall and share the information of its programs with the dignitaries/ distinguished guests and government officials.

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Dr. Sandeep Bhalla, Program Director (Training division, CCCI) taking a session on 'Capacity building of PCPs in chronic conditions- PHFI initiatives 'at Chellaram Diabetes Institute-International Diabetes Summit, Pune


A MOU signed between PHD chamber of commerce and PHFI

An MoU was signed between PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( PHDCCI) and Public Health Foundation of India for joint programs on NCDs in India and abroad.


Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) has been adopted for the first time by the National Health Mission (NHM) of a State Government in the very first cycle itself!

The successful implementation of the ongoing cycle of the program prompted the Government of Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) to adopt the program for the capacity building of its medical officers working at the state's Community Health Centres (CHCs) and Primary Health Centres (PHCs). As per the MoU signed on the 18th of January 2017, Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension will be conducted at 7 districts of M.P. ie., in Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar and Ujjain, and will train 210 medical officers. The program will aim to enhance the knowledge and core competencies of the doctors and build their capacity to address management, counselling, referral and prevention aspects of hypertension."


The Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) has been adopted by NHM, Govt. of Meghalaya on 27th April 2017 for training of 20 Govt. Medical Officers of Meghalaya under Swasth Uttar Purv-DoNER project.


North East Healthcare Summit

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 9thJuly 2016, in Guwahati.


ASSOCHAM 2015-2016

The Training Division, Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions and Injuries (CCCI)directed by Dr Sandeep Bhalla, under the leadership and guidance of Prof D Prabhakaran, VP Research and Policy was recently awarded the ASSOCHAM commendation and Certificate of Merit for outstanding contribution under the category of BEST NGO- Skill Developmentat the recently held ASSOCHAM Summit-cum-Awards on SKILLING INDIA – The Way Forward.