The mission of the WHO India Regional Office is the attainment of the highest possible level of health by the people of India.
What's Happening Near You: India
UNODC's mission in South Asia is to:
- Empower communities for prevention of drugs and HIV in India;
- Prevent drug abuse in India;
- Contain and reverse drug-abuse-driven HIV.
ATMATA Kendram works for the prevention of drug and substance abuse through awareness, counselling, treatment, after care, follow up and rehabilitation.
ADIC's mission is to mobilise existing social groups, create an understanding of the substance abuse problems and prevention methods, as well as support policy initiatives that minimise the use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco.
Empower is an Indian non-government organisation that aims to empower the marginalised communities such as women, children and youth of socially and economically disadvantaged communities. It also strives to prevent the spread of STD/HIV/AIDS among high-risk behavior groups and prevent alcoholism and drug abuse and to offer de-addiction and rehabilitation.
AASRA's mission statement is 'to help prevent and manage mental illness by providing voluntary, professional and essentially confidential care and support to the depressed and the suicidal'. AASRA also 'works in the area of mental health, providing emotional support, unbiased caring through a helpline service and walk-in centre. AASRA mandates crisis intervention as its primary focus through its assorted services designed to alleviate emotional pain and in the process prevent suicides'.
Burning Brain Society is a non-governmental organisation based in India working on the issues of civil rights and public health. In public health, tobacco control is one of the main areas of work for BBS.
The Don Bosco Research Centre established in 1999 believes in researching backward linkages that directly or indirectly help children, youth and other members of the society especially the marginalised. The Centre aims to reach out to many organisations at the regional, state and national level, promoting the concept of inclusion and insights gathered from its research.
FORUT is a Norwegian NGO working in India. Prevention of alcohol and drug problems is the main focus of FORUT's activities, which is linked to critical issues in India like HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence.
Indian Council of Education is a non-profit organisation based in India with a primary aim to work for the masses in the field of education, health, welfare and human rights. ICE also works in the field of drug abuse control and treatment and welfare of the rural societies in the developing countries. In the past a large number of programmes have been organised by the council for primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of drug abuse.
Rainforest Action Group is an organisation working in the following areas: counselling, education, prevention, rehabilitation and training. The Group focuses particularly on AIDS, environment, natural disaster and health education.
UNESCO New Delhi is a Cluster Office to Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. It aims to promote international cooperation; functions as a laboratory of ideas and serves as a clearinghouse for dissemination and sharing of information and knowledge in all fields of UNESCO’s competence, namely, education, the natural and social sciences, culture and communication.
Forum against Drugs is an organisation formed by professionals who aim to help in the management of drug abuse and its prevention. They are dedicated to providing training sessions for social workers, nurses, teachers and community leaders and also to empowering young people to live a healthy lifestyle.
The Kanchan Foundation (TKF) is an Indian NGO which endeavours to bring about change in the lives of underprivileged members of the society though conscientious efforts and committed initiatives. The organisation is committed to delivering programmes in the areas of education, health care and community living.
The Hope Foundation is an Indian organisation that aims to carry out developmental activities in the areas of health, education, empowerment of disadvantaged people, sports and disaster management. The Foundation's main goal is to promote welfare of the rural masses by eradicating thirst, hunger, illiteracy, disease, poverty and by providing shelter, capital and employment.