Navigation Links
PM To Inaugurate World Youth Meet On Health

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the first world youth meet on health here Nov 14, in which hundreds of participants from 37 countries will discuss a range of health issues. //

National and international health experts, about 10,000 students and 270 delegates from 37 countries will talk about issues ranging from smoking in schools to healthy gender relation at the five-day Global Youth Meet (GYM).

'The present and future health of children across the world is threatened by many factors such as degraded environment, unhealthy foods, tobacco marketing, unsafe roads and HIV-AIDS. The meet will help youngsters to promote and disseminate health-related knowledge,' said K. Sreenath Reddy, executive director of HRIDAY-SHAN, an NGO that is organising the event.

'While it is important to provide young people adequate information about how to protect their health, it's equally essential to ensure that the government and societal policies promote and support health as well,' said Reddy, who is also the head of the cardiology department at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here.

After the inauguration at the National Stadium, the GYM will move to Agra from Nov 15 to 18. On Nov 19, the meet will conclude in Delhi with the launch of the Youth for Health (Y4H) campaign.

Y4H will enable youths across the participating nations to interact and exchange ideas among themselves for better health practices.

Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the US, Russia, Argentina, Italy, France, Denmark, Ghana, Fiji, Iran and Zambia are among the countries that will participate in the event.

International experts like World Health Federation chief Janet Voute, Chris Dawe of the Clinton Global Initiative, Carolyn Dresler, head of the tobacco and cancer unit at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (France), and Robert Beaglehole, director of chronic disease and health promotion at WHO (Geneva), are participating in the youth meet.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. ‘Train The Trainers’ Health programme Inaugurate
2. India, Pakistan Teams To Inaugurate Inzys Hospital
3. Diagnostic Centre Inaugurated for Air Pollution at SRMC
4. Three-Day Bio-Tech Event Inaugurated
5. Health Minister Inaugurates Institute for Diarrhea Diseases
6. First Northeast Private-run Medical College Inaugurated in Tripura
7. Disabilities Related Conference to be Inaugurated
8. NACO Inaugurates 37 Additional HIV Treatment Centers
9. Health Pavilion at IITF Inaugurated
10. Two Day International Conclave on Traditional Medicine Inaugurated
11. India’s First ‘condom Bar’ Inaugurated by AIDS Patint
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/29/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2017 , ... Phytomer USA ... As a Phytomer Account Manager, Smith’s role is to provide excellent customer ... that make up The Phytomer Group. Smith comes to Phytomer with a wealth of ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... The National Campaign to ... the Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2017. The ... will help to ensure that all members of the Armed Forces receive high ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey ... “A” and its outlook as “stable.” At the same time, the ratings agency cautioned ... recent years, dip below “capital adequacy” thresholds required for its strong rating. , “Horizon ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... The Radiology Business Management ... officers for 2017-2018. The annual board election process has been in place since the ... , Thomas C. Dickerson, Ed.D., FACHE, succeeds Jim Hamilton, MHA, CMM, FRBMA, as president. ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... liability could substantially improve drug safety and minimize the cost of development. In ... ion channel inhibition using cell lines and for cardiac toxicity using induced pluripotent ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... 19, 2017  Novartis today announced the publication ... Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National ... patients with treatment-naïve severe aplastic anemia (SAA) achieved ... eltrombopag at the initiation of and concurrently with ... three sequential treatment groups, or cohorts. Cohort 3 ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... MINNEAPOLIS , April 18, 2017 Cogentix ... focused on providing the Urology, Uro/Gyn and Gynecology markets ... for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 after ... The Company will host a conference call ... day on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... , April 18, 2017  Astute Medical, Inc., developer ... series to be presented at the 2017 National Kidney ... today and continues through April 22. Physicians will present ... used to assess risk for acute kidney injury (AKI) ... failure (ADHF). Elevated levels of TIMP-2 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: