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Media release: 
30/06/2017

Our analysis of the data from the Global Burden of Disease study by Institute forHealth Metrics and Evaluation reveals that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Injuries are a major contributing factor to the greater number of deaths among adolescents.

Media release: 
28/06/2017

One of the largest stroke rehabilitation trials ever undertaken has revealed family-led rehabilitation is ineffective.

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.

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