Low-cost community-based approaches to improving child water safety need to be developed along with parental education to improve supervision of children who play near open water bodies in rural areas of West Bengal and other North-Eastern states where heavy monsoon rains cause frequent flooding of major rivers resulting in a seasonal increase in child drowning deaths.
Mercian Daniel works at The george Institute for Global health as the Program Manager for Mental Health program. He has done his M.Phil. from Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi and his Ph.D. from JNU, New Delhi.
The George Institute for Global Health India today hosted a showcase of its SMARThealth technology, designed to help community health workers identify and treat people at high risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.
It can be a tough balancing act to manage the pressure of a fast-paced life while also coping with the stress that comes along with it. Everyone encounters stress in their workspace but it is critical to focus on the positive coping mechanisms to maintain our mental health.
A unique first of its kind public health engagement workshop on workplace mental stress was organised on 30th August The George Institute for Global Health India, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust – Department of Biotechnology India Alliance as part of their multi-country ‘Arting for Mental Health project’.
Making provision for free treatment under a publicly funded dialysis program allows more people with advanced kidney failure to access this expensive treatment but is not able to address all barriers to ensure long-term success, reveals a new study by The George Institute for Global Health, India.
A consultation with health program managers working in the government departments of different states and at the centre on Addressing Inequity in Health Status and Health Care entitled “Leaving No One Behind” was organised by the National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) on August 31 and September 1, in association with Sere Chitra Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, the George Institute for Global Health and Sahaj.