Mr. Alok Mukhopadhyay the Chief Executive of VHAI has attended ‘The Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health [PMNCH] conference at Johannesburg, South Africa during June 30-July 1, 2014
Members of the ICDHI had a very cordial and fruitful meeting with the Hon’ble Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 13 June 2014 at Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi and shared the recommendations of the Health Agenda
Hon’ble Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan leading the World No Tobacco Day Youth Rally Organised by VHAI on 30th May 2014
The ICDHI has put together a white paper on Health Agenda and a note on ‘Some Possible Important Policy Initiatives in next 100 days’ for the new Government.
The ICDHI has prepared a report on Elimination of Kala-azar and shared the report with the Secretary, MoHFW, GoI. to take necessary action.
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the ‘International Gandhi Award for Leprosy 2013’ to the Ex-President of VHAI Dr. Vijaykumar Vinayak Dongre.
Welcome to Voluntary Health Accociation of India
Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) is a non-profit, registered society formed in the year 1970. It is a federation of 27 State Voluntary Health Associations, linking together more than 4500 health and development institutions across the country.We are one of the largest health and development networks in the world. 

VHAI advocates people-centered policies for dynamic health planning and programme management in India. We initiate and support innovative health and development programmers at the grassroots with the active participation of the people. 

VHAI strives to build up a strong health movement in the country for a cost-effective , preventive , promotive and rehabilitative health care system. We work towards a responsive public health sector and responsible private sector with accountability and quality service. 
Hon’ble Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan leading the World No Tobacco Day Youth Rally Organised by VHAI on 30th May 2014 
New Delhi, May 29, 2014: Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use. Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people each year, of which more than 600000 are non-smokers dying from inhaling second-hand smoke. This year, World Health Organization (WHO) has selected “Raise Taxes on Tobacco” as the theme for World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) 2014.
ICDHI has put together a white paper on Health Agenda for new Government
The Independent Commission on Health and development has put together a white paper on Health Agenda for the new government. The Commission took this initiative to display the long overdue of the Health Sector in our country as well as the future challenges for the new government. The Chief Executive VHAI along with other ICDHI members met Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India on 23 may 2014 to brief him about the understanding of the Commission on present health scenario of our country and submitted the key highlights of the Health Agenda for his consideration.