September 22, 2017, 10:48 am
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) was awarded QCI- DL Shah Platinum award for skill building of primary care physicians in chronic conditions in India. The PHFI was awarded with this award for its outstanding contribution to skill building initiatives and advancement of knowledge in the Indian healthcare sector. The Platinum award was presented to PHFI by Shri. Baijayant Jay Panda, Honourable Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, Government of India during the Inaugural session of the 12th National Quality Conclave at the Le Meridian hotel today. Professor K. Srinath Reddy, President, PHFI, Professor. D Prabhakaran, Vice President – Research and Policy, PHFI and Dr Sandeep Bhalla – Programme Director, Trainings, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, PHFI received the award on behalf of the PHFI team.
Professor K. Srinath Reddy, President, PHFI said. “This is truly a moment of pride for the PHFI team. Winning the prestigious QCI- DL Shah Platinum award in addition to other leading awards in skill development is a testimony to our endeavour and commitment of working towards a Healthier India. Our health systems can be effective and equitable only when primary health care is widely accessible and scientifically of sound quality.