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5th October, 2017
 IMA & HCFI congratulate Dr Soumya Swaminathan on her appointment as WHO Deputy Director General
 
Dr KK Aggarwal
Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Director General ICMR has been appointed as Deputy Director General at the World Health Organization (WHO). As part of the senior leadership team at WHO, she will be one of the two Deputy Director Generals of WHO. Dr Soumya Swaminathan will be Deputy Director-General for Programmes.
 
This is yet another feather in the cap of a brilliant career richly strewn with numerous awards and achievements. A trained pediatrician, Dr Soumya Swaminathan has more than three decades years of experience in clinical care, research and translating those findings into programs.
 
She is the first Indian to hold this prestigious position... indeed a happy and a proud moment not only for the medical fraternity but also for the entire nation.
 
Time has come for the WHO to focus on India and we now hope that the health problems of India would be looked into and tackled on priority and also how India can achieve the global health targets as defined in the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi Shri Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI)'s annual flagship event - the MTNL Perfect Health Mela
 
The Mela will be organised from 4th to 8th October 2017 at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi
The inaugural saw a magnificent play by artists from the National School of Drama
 
New Delhi, 04 October 2017: Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI), a leading national non-profit organization committed to making India a healthier and disease-free nation flagged off its annual flagship event - the MTNL Perfect Health Mela (PHM) today. The 24th edition of the Mela being held this year will be a precursor leading up to its silver jubilee celebrations starting the next year. The PHM is being held from 4th to 8th October 2017 from 8 am to 8 pm at the Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi. 
 
Inaugurating the event was none other than the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Delhi, Shri Arvind Kejriwal. Shri Satyendar Jain -Hon'ble Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of NCT of Delhi was the Chief Guest. 
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