For the first time, researchers will investigate the burden of fractures in low-middle income countries (LMICs) and describe the current treatment practices in a global multi-centre study, the largest of its kind.
A new pilot study conducted by the George Institute for Global Health has revealed that the outcome of dialysis in people with end-stage kidney failure is affected by both clinical as well as economic and social factors. Planning or expansion of dialysis services in the country should keep both these things in mind.
The George Institute for Global Health today launched an innovative nutrition application – FoodSwitch – aimed at helping Indians make healthier food choices and cutting the epidemic of chronic lifestyle diseases.
China’s past progress in healthcare and future opportunities can help not only the Chinese people live better and longer lives, but can also drive global advancements in healthcare delivery, said Josette Sheeran, President and CEO of the Asia Society, in a major speech in Beijing hosted by The George Institute for Global Health.
A first-of-its-kind Certificate Course in Critical Appraisal Skills (CASP) for Public Health Journalism and Communication was launched today in the presence of over fifty academicians, Government representatives, media and students. The course is designed for media students and mid-career journalists, editors and government officials.
Since 1990, diabetes and other musculoskeletal disorders have replaced diarrheal diseases and vision problems as leading causes of years lived with disability, or YLDs, for women; falls now rank higher for men.