The recently-launched Healthy India Alliance (HIA) is the Indian arm of the global NCD Alliance which has been very successful in advocacy for Prevention and control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) internationally.
HIA had a 3-day National Consultation in New Delhi on 25-27 April 2016. Seen here at the inaugural function are Ms Radhika Srivastava of Hriday-Shan, Dr Srinath Reddy of PHFI, Dr Henk Bekedam, WHO representative for India, Mr Rajeev Kumar, Director (NCD) of Ministry of Health, Government of India and Dr Rajesh Bhalla, medical adviser to Indian Cancer Society.
The national consultation was supported by WHO (India), American Cancer Society and the NCD Alliance. Pallium India was represented by Dr Kumar Abhishek and Dr M.R.Rajagopal who took the lead in one of the 4 thematic workshops on “Patient & Family Engagement and Palliative Care”.