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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.

Media release: 
15/01/2018

Girls who start their periods before they turn 12 are at greater risk of developing heart disease and stroke in later life, according to a new study of nearly 300,000 women in the UK by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford. 

Media release: 
13/11/2017
Women and Diabetes

Type -2 diabetes is the world’s fastest growing chronic disease.  35-40% of women in India with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus run the risk of developing type-2 diabetes within 5 years of giving birth while only 17.5% of women in India are aware of this disease and its complications.

Media release: 
08/11/2017
Smog in Delhi

Prof. Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health in India comments on the SMOG crisis in New Delhi.

Media release: 
04/11/2017

MDT-CASP tool developed by the George Institute in India introduced to workshop participants

Media release: 
01/11/2017
verbal autopsy

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health conducted a systematic review to understand and analyse the ethical standards reported in peer-reviewed verbal autopsy studies. The results of this systematic review show that although there has been an increase in ethical reporting for verbal autopsy studies, there still remains a large gap in reporting.

Media release: 
12/10/2017

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests.

Media release: 
02/08/2017

According to our new study published in the JAMA today, treatment with pills of the steroid methylprednisolone has been associated with an unexpectedly large increase in the risk of serious adverse events, primary infections among patients with IgA nephropathy and excess protein in their urine.

Media release: 
17/07/2017

The University of Central Lancashire has joined hands with us to support further implementation of best practice stroke care in India.

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