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 India has won a United Nations award for its initiative to control and prevent hypertension under the government s National Health Mission officials said on Thursday The India Hypertension Control Initiative IHCI is a large scale hypertension intervention project which was recognized for its work within India s existing primary healthcare system The 2022 UN Interagency Task Force and WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Award were granted to India for IHCI at a UN General Assembly side event held in New York on Wednesday India s federal Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in a statement said this highly impactful initiative has received applause from the UN We are committed to building a healthy and fit India According to officials IHCI was launched in November 2017 and expanded across many states of the South Asian country Under the initiative more than 3 4 million people with hypertension are taking treatment in government run health facilities NewsSourceCredit NAN
India bags UN award for initiative to control, prevent hypertension

1 India has won a United Nations award for its initiative to control and prevent hypertension under the government’s National Health Mission, officials said on Thursday.

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2 The India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) is a large-scale hypertension intervention project which was recognized for its work within India’s existing primary healthcare system.

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3 The 2022 UN Interagency Task Force and WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Award were granted to India for IHCI at a UN General Assembly side event held in New York on Wednesday.

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4 India’s federal Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in a statement said “this highly impactful initiative has received applause from the UN.

5 We are committed to building a healthy and fit India.

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According to officials, IHCI was launched in November 2017 and expanded across many states of the South Asian country.

7 Under the initiative, more than 3.4 million people with hypertension are taking treatment in government-run health facilities.

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