With the aim of initiating dialogue around various aspects of women’s health, The George Institute for Global Health along with the Indian Council of Medical Research The roundtable brought together government representatives, researchers, academics, funding agencies and institutional bodies to reflect and deliberate on the key issues pertaining to women’s healthin New Delhi on August 10.
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.
We organized a media workshop Road Safety and Injury on 16th June in New delhi in association with World Health Organisation. The workshop aimed at providing an overview of regional burden of road traffic injuries and a forum to discuss evidence-based approach for covering road safety and injury stories.
The GESI Network membership will allow us to share expertise, experiences and collaborate with other members to conduct evidence synthesizes in various disciplines and help expand our role in generating evidence to support decision making in policy and practice, both locally in India and globally in other Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).
Our salt project has received a positive response from Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights to partner with government and private schools for our campaign. We aim to launch the activity in the month of August.