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WHO releases first guideline on digital health interventions
By World Health Organization On 17 April 2019
WHO today released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential ....
Tech Mahindra Foundation launches an “All Women” SMART Academy for Healthcare in Mumbai
By CSRBOX On 28 February 2019
Tech Mahindra Foundation under its Employability vertical has launched Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare in Mumbai. Its third SMART Academy is in association with Auxilium Convent School, Pal....
Recipients of HCL GRANT 2019 Felicitated by Amitabh Kant & Sourav Ganguly
By CSRBOX On 22 February 2019
Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog and Mr. Sourav Ganguly, Former captain of the Indian National Cricket Team felicitated the winners of HCL Grant 2019 at a ceremony held today at HCL Technologies Camp....
Top 10 Healthcare CSR Projects in India in 2018
By CSRBOX On 11 December 2018
The quality of healthcare services in India is alarming. With the annual spending on the sector remains among the lowest globally, it is high time to channel the focus on the poor condition of public ....
New global commitment to primary health care for all at Astana conference
By WHO On 29 October 2018
Countries around the world today agreed to the Declaration of Astana, vowing to strengthen their primary health care systems as an essential step toward achieving universal health coverage. The Declar....

First-of-its-kind Johnson & Johnson Institute on Wheels Will Address India’s Needs in Surgical Education at the Doorstep
By CSRBOX On 23 March 2018
Shri Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister of Science & Technology, Government of India, inaugurates the uniquely designed surgical Institute on Wheels slated to travel across 400 tier-I and ti....
Companies spent Rs 28,000 crore towards CSR works in nearly 3 years
By PTI On 12 February 2018
Corporates have spent more than Rs 28,000 crore towards social welfare activities in nearly three years of CSR norms coming into force, latest official data showed. The requirement for certain class ....
Tata Trusts and PATH announce India’s first Impact Lab for Public Health
By PATH On 18 January 2018
Tata Trusts and PATH today announced the establishment of the Tata Trusts-PATH Impact Lab, the first such in India, to support and bring to market innovations for affordable public health solutions to....
Backed by GE Healthcare, the handheld device by UE LifeSciences is a revolutionary cancer detection tech
By The Economic Times On 29 December 2017
For every two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer in India, one will die of it. Comparatively, in the US for every 9 or 10 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer, only one will die of it. Brea....
Over half the people pushed into poverty worldwide due to healthcare expenses are from India: WHO report
By The New Indian Express On 15 December 2017
India accounts for over half of the estimated 100 million people pushed into poverty worldwide every year due to out-of-pocket expenses on healthcare, a joint report on universal health coverage by th....
Powering rural healthcare
By The Hindu On 12 December 2017
Around 38 million Indians rely on health facilities without electricity. Without access to regular power supply, numerous life-saving interventions cannot be undertaken. Ground report A study, &lsqu....
Taking healthcare down India interiors’ dusty lanes
By BusinessLine On 12 December 2017
Far from the hustle and bustle of Varanasi, long-winding, tree-lined dirt tracks lead to a health awareness gathering at UP’s Dhaura Hara village. As a town-crier wakes up the somnolent village....
UBS pledges bond to help Rajasthan maternal healthcare
By Reuters On 01 December 2017
UBS has today announced what it calls the world’s first healthcare development impact bond, with the aim of reducing mother and infant deaths in Rajasthan. Despite its name, the Maternal and Ne....
Initiative launched for standardizing quality maternal care
By Times of India On 25 November 2017
With an intention of providing quality healthcare to new mothers and newborns, Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), teamed up with MSD for Mothers, MacArthur Foundati....
ONGC Foundation Extends Support Of Rs 100 Crore To Provide World Class Affordable Cancer Care Facilities
By ONGC On 19 August 2017
ONGC has extended a support of Rs 100 crore to turn the vision of affordable world class cancer care facilities in Central India into reality. The First phase of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at....
Biocon Appoints Ms. Pratima Rao as Mission Director of Biocon Foundation
By CSRBOX Desk On 08 June 2017
Biocon Ltd, Asia's premier biopharmaceuticals company, announced today that Ms. Pratima Rao has been appointed as Mission Director & Head of Biocon Foundation*, the CSR arm of the Company. Prior t....
List of 10 Preventive Care CSR projects in Health sector in India
By Akshay Bhole On 11 May 2017
Identification and minimization of disease risk factors, existing disease development/ improvement and early detection of disease through screening are a few important elements of preventive healthcar....
List of Top 10 Healthcare CSR Projects in India (FY 2015-16)
By Akshay Bhole On 09 May 2017
Education and Healthcare are the two most preferred thematic areas when it comes to implementation of CSR projects by companies. Education (with skilling) and healthcare (with WASH) received almost 2/....
Understanding mHealth, eHealth and ICT in the context of CSR in India
By Akshay Bhole On 07 May 2017
India suffers from acute healthcare inequalities. Almost 75 per cent of its healthcare infrastructure and resources are concentrated in urban areas where only 27 per cent of the population lives. Near....
Mukesh Ambani Donates Medical Equipment To Shirdi Temple
By IANS On 22 April 2017
Industrialist Mukesh Ambani has donated medical and other equipment worth nearly Rs 90 lakh to a hospital run by Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust in Shirdi, Maharashtra to mark his 60th birthday on April 1....