The role of frontline health care workers in providing last mile delivery to the doorstep of people in rural areas of the country received a roaring thumbs up in the Capital on Wednesday as some of the delegates to the International Digital Health Symposium 2019 met and interacted with four of these “doctor sahibas” from the community who are screening people in their villages for non-communicable disease risk.
Underscoring the urgent need for countries like India to put women’s cancers on the map of the public health agenda, the Vice-Chancellor of UNSW Sydney, Prof Ian Jacobs today said India can benefit immensely from the global experience on screening and prevention in the area of ovarian and cervical cancers.
A toolkit that aims to combat road traffic injuries, the leading global killer among older school-age children and adolescents, has been launched at the World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Bangkok.
The George Institute for Global Health India today hosted a showcase of its SMARThealth technology, designed to help community health workers identify and treat people at high risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.
It can be a tough balancing act to manage the pressure of a fast-paced life while also coping with the stress that comes along with it. Everyone encounters stress in their workspace but it is critical to focus on the positive coping mechanisms to maintain our mental health.
A consultation with health program managers working in the government departments of different states and at the centre on Addressing Inequity in Health Status and Health Care entitled “Leaving No One Behind” was organised by the National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) on August 31 and September 1, in association with Sere Chitra Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, the George Institute for Global Health and Sahaj.
Making provision for free treatment under a publicly funded dialysis program allows more people with advanced kidney failure to access this expensive treatment but is not able to address all barriers to ensure long-term success, reveals a new study by The George Institute for Global Health, India.
A unique first of its kind public health engagement workshop on workplace mental stress was organised on 30th August The George Institute for Global Health India, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust – Department of Biotechnology India Alliance as part of their multi-country ‘Arting for Mental Health project’.