Research intern translates tobacco control study findings into a paper
Friday, 23 September 2011 15:04
The small hilly state of Himachal Pradesh has been working toward effective tobacco control for two years with support from The Union South-East Asia Office (USEA) and the Himachal Pradesh Voluntary Health Association. In May 2009, the state’s capital Shimla was declared smokefree, and 11 other districts around the state are trying to achieve the same goal.
Mohali: smokefree district model in state of Punjab
Tuesday, 19 July 2011 10:38
The Government of Punjab has resolved to make Mohali its first tobacco control and smokefree district and a model for others as we result. Mohali has one million residents and a large migratory and industrial population...
Cohesion and quality key to achieving successful TB control : Project Axshya Year 1
Tuesday, 19 July 2011 10:32
The emphasis for advocacy, communication and social mobilisation (ACSM) activities geared towards TB control in India should be on cohesion and quality of activities and materials rather than just completion of deliverables, says The Union South-East Asia (USEA) in a recently released report...
Union offers its 3-week TB course in India for the first time
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 15:02
For more than 25 years, The Union has held its international TB courses in various countries. This April marked the first time the TB epidemiology course was held in India. The three-week intensive course was offered as part of Project Axshya, which aims to increase the resource pool of TB experts.