GaneshAID attended the Health Partnership Group Meeting held by Vietnam Ministry of Health

On 11 January 2016, Vietnam Ministry of Health organized the Health Partnership Group (HPG) meeting in Hanoi. The theme of this meeting is National Action Plan to implement Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in alignment with the five year Action Plan of the health sector.

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Non-infectious diseases such as cancer rising sharply in Africa

As attention turns to viruses including Zika and Ebola, the World Health Organisation warns diseases like diabetes will pose a bigger threat by 2030.

More people in Africa will die from diseases such as cancer, heart problems or diabetes than infectious diseases by 2030, according to the World Health Organisation, which found the continent recorded the highest prevalence rates of high blood pressure in the world.

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Final trial results confirm Ebola vaccine provides high protection against disease

23 December 2016 | GENEVA - An experimental Ebola vaccine was highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea, according to results published today in The Lancet. The vaccine is the first to prevent infection from one of the most lethal known pathogens, and the findings add weight to early trial results published last year.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2017

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New WHO data portal to help track progress towards universal health coverage

12 December 2016 | GENEVA - To mark Universal Health Coverage Day, WHO today launched a new data portal to track progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) around the world. The portal shows where countries need to improve access to services, and where they need to improve information.

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High-Level Ministerial Meeting on Health Employment and Economic Growth

two day High-level Ministerial Meeting convened by World Health Organisation, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the International Labour Organisation has concluded in Geneva with bold statements committing to action to implement the recommendations of the High Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth.

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GaneshAID attends partnership appreciation party held by NIHE Vietnam

A Partnership Appreciation Party was held by Vietnam’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) on Decemb

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Teach to Reach summit 2016 in Barcelona

Teach to Reach is a forum for immunization professionals to share and explore recent advances in educational psychology and instructional design, and to discuss how best to use new strategies and tools to improve immunization training in developing countries.

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Workshop on EVM Improvement Plan on Sierra Leone

During the second week of November (7 – 11), GaneshAID’s health system strengthening specialist had a mission to Sierra Leone to provide technical assistance to the country in relation to establishment of the National Logistics Working Group and preparation and facilitation of the workshop on Effective Vaccine Management Improvement Plan.

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Consultation workshop on School-based adolescent health promotion

In the collaboration between GaneshAID and the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) Viet Nam, a consultation workshop on school-based adolescent health promotion project was conducted on November 3rd, 2016.

The workshop implemented to gain technical support from key stakeholders in Viet Nam and prepare for the scaling up phase of the project.

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