Useful Links
 Department of Health Research

Department of Health Research (DHR) aims at bringing modern health technology to people by encouraging innovations related to diagnostics, treatment methods as well as prevention- vaccines; translating the innovations into products/ processes by facilitating evaluation/ testing in synergy with other departments of MOH&FW as well as other science departments and introducing these innovations into public health service through health systems research.

 Integrated Disease Surveillance Project

The project development objective is to improve the information available to the government health services, NGO sector, medical colleges and private health care providers on a set of high-priority diseases and risk factors, with a view to improve the on-the-ground responses to such diseases and risk factors.

 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) is attached office of the Department of Health & Family Welfare and has subordinate at offices spread all over the country. The DGHS renders technical advice on all medical and public health matters and is involved in the implementation of various health services.

 National Rural Health Mission

Key design features of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) with respect to strengthening public health systems include increased fiscal allocations, decentralized district and facility based planning and implementation, flexible financing, integration of vertical programmes, improved public health management, strengthening community processes and, expanding human resource availability.

 Surat Climate Change Trust
 Surat Municipal Corporation
 TARU Leading Edge
 World Health Organization

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.


ACCCRN represents a unique initiative to develop, test and demonstrate practical strategies for responding to the impacts of climate change on urban areas. While the work of ACCCRN partners focuses on building resilience at the city level, the Network is also regional and global in its outlook and outreach. One of the key objectives of ACCCRN is to share success stories and encourage cities around the world to replicate effective strategies and activities. The Network aims to expand and deepen the base of urban climate change resilience work to achieve greater scale beyond the existing cities.