HRIDAY – SHAN (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth – Student Health Action Network) is a voluntary organisation of health professionals and social scientists, engaged in activities aiming to promote health awareness and informed health activism among school and college students in India, since 1992.
HRIDAY- SHAN works in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, to promote health awareness and informed health activism among youth in India.
It has been recipient of research/programme grants from National Institutes of Health (USA), World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA), Research for International Tobacco Control (Canada), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Government of India (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) and has been awarded the WHO Director General’s Award for contributions to tobacco control in 2002.
» "Maadhyam: Delivering news to tobacco control professionals" Issue 6 (Aug 2011 – Mar 2012)"
HRIDAY launches the sixth edition of its quarterly newsletter "Maadhyam: Delivering news to tobacco control professionals". The sixth issue of Maadhyam includes a number of legal and political developments in tobacco control along with successful advocacy efforts by the Indian tobacco control fraternity over the past few months with a special supplement on World Conference on Tobacco Or Health (WCTOH), held in Singapore from March 21-24, 2012.. read more
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