Healthy India endeavors to advance consciousness of disease prevention opportunities, encourage earlier detection and treatment of chronic diseases, and foster healthy living through information and resources on healthy lifestyle. The aim is to enable citizens of India and around the world to achieve wellbeing of mind and body through knowledge-sharing in a simple, interactive and accessible format. The initiative seeks to promote balanced diet, physical activity, lifestyle management, caring for the environment and avoiding tobacco and alcohol related health problems. Information and expert opinion on hot topics such as stress management, blood pressure, diabetes, cancers, heart disease, and stroke and on factors that affect health such as climate change are provided here. The focus of efforts has always been to present information in an imaginative manner that may then create an ambience of change, in both individuals and communities for healthy behaviors and practices.
Healthy-India.org has been adjudged Winner of the PC World Web Awards 2008, for excellence in overall performance in the healthcare category. The awards were presented across 31 categories and experts rated about 500 websites to declare the website a winner.
- PC World, July 2008
This website (www.healthy-india.org) was launched in 2007 and is a unique collaborative effort between the Public Health Foundation of India and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.