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Media release: 
20/07/2018

A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that people with diabetes are at significantly increased risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.

Media release: 
03/07/2018

Providing access to free hospital care may not ensure equal access between women and men, an analysis of data on nearly 19 million households in South India by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health in India and at the University of Oxford suggests.

Media release: 
11/06/2018
STOP CKDu Chandrababu Naidu

A high-level review meeting of STOP CKDu: Study to Test, Operationalize Preventive approaches for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology was held at the Secretariat of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Chandra Babu Naidu on June 9, 2018.

Media release: 
17/05/2018

Experts who participated in a roundtable discussion on Progress towards Universal Health Coverage in India made an impassioned plea to the Government for increase in health financing and putting in place governance structures for strategic purchasing to prepare for an efficient roll out of the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS).

Media release: 
19/04/2018

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering life-long disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests. 

Media release: 
18/04/2018

An innovative mobile device-based health app to enable people in India to access essential diabetes care has been launched by The George Institute for Global Health, India.

Media release: 
05/04/2018

Taxes on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco are a powerful response to rising rates of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date of evidence on expenditure, behaviour and socio-economic status, published today in The Lancet.

Media release: 
08/03/2018

To mark World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day, The George Institute for Global Health in collaboration with Arogya World held a panel discussion on Wednesday, 7th March 2018, to highlight the impact of kidney disease on women’s health and call for renewed efforts to improve maternal and fetal outcomes and women’s access to kidney care, as well as better prevention policies.

Media release: 
21/02/2018

Digital health leaders from around the globe met at the inaugural International Digital Health Symposium in Sydney to learn from different global approaches to digital innovation that are inclusive, evidence-based, and support sustainable, high quality health and care. 

Media release: 
01/02/2018

The George Institute for Global Health welcomes the healthcare push provided by the Union Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley in his budget proposals for the year 2018-19. Dr Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director, George Institute for Global Health, India, shares views on key welcome highlights from the health budget.

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