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Media release: 
22/06/2017

A trial involving more than 11,000 patients has revealed sitting up or lying flat after a stroke makes no difference to their recovery.

Media release: 
24/03/2017

The George Institute for Global Health, India, extends their National Salt Reduction Programme to children, in support of Salt Awareness Week 20-26th March 2017. This work aims to raise awareness of the dangers of eating too much salt for children through a school education programme, teaching them how to eat a healthy diet, low in salt – information they can share with their families. 

Media release: 
02/03/2017

A new report has highlighted a gender divide in the screening of patients for cardiovascular disease – Australia’s number one killer.

Media release: 
12/01/2017

New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis.

Media release: 
08/12/2016

Scaling up pilot projects in the area of technology-enabled health care delivery requires a concerted effort that involves going beyond the quick fixes and working towards a sustainable health solution that can help tackle the rising burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in the country.

Media release: 
03/11/2016

Bringing together skills in both medical and computer sciences, the George Institute for Global Health India has launched a unique mobile phone-based application for remote monitoring and management of those undergoing home based peritoneal dialysis.

Media release: 
27/10/2016

Indians are eating more than double the recommended amount of salt, putting themselves at increased risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, a new study has found.

Media release: 
17/10/2016

The George Institute for Global Health India’s unique mobile phone-based application for remote monitoring and management of those undergoing home based peritoneal dialysis – which assists in self-monitoring of their health from the comfort of their own homes – has won a Commonwealth Digital Health Award 2016 for m-health in low and middle income countries.

Media release: 
10/10/2016

The Economist Intelligence Unit has published the Asia-Pacific Mental Health Integration Index in which it listed 15 countries from the region and ranked them based on scores obtained for governance, environment, opportunities and access to treatment. India figures in the lower half for each of those indices, with Australia and New Zealand figuring at the top.

Media release: 
04/10/2016

​Public urged to vote for the project to win the People’s Choice Award.

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