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Media release: 
10/11/2014

Wireless networks now reach over 80 per cent of India’s population and therefore SMART Health India has the potential to revolutionise the delivery of essential healthcare to those who previously had little or no access.

Media release: 
10/11/2014

George Institute for Global Health is implementing a family-led home-based stroke rehabilitation programme that has potential to reduce the cost of stroke rehabilitation in India 

Media release: 
16/09/2014

Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to healthcare and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic has said in a lecture in New Delhi.

Media release: 
01/09/2014

Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped.

Media release: 
15/08/2014

A systematic review by The George Institute for Global Health finds that the task-sharing model has considerable potential in India and other low and middle income countries.

Media release: 
15/08/2014

 This study does for blood pressure what we did for cholesterol treatment a decade ago.

Media release: 
06/08/2014

The George Institute for Global Health - India calls for reform in organ retrievals so that it can truly benefit who need them the most.

Media release: 
24/07/2014

Low back pain recovery is not aided by paracetamol even though every treatment guideline in the world currently recommends its use, reveals a recent study by The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
23/07/2014

Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in India is nearly one-fourth the global rate; for TB and malaria, rates of new infections  are decreasing but levels remain higher than the global average; India is one of three countries that accounted for 
half of all malaria deaths last year.

Media release: 
22/07/2014

The slew of proposals to boost the health care sector presented by the Union Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley, as part of the 2014-15 India budget augurs well for tackling pre-mature deaths and disability caused by non-communicable diseases in the country.

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