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.
Dr Arpita Ghosh works at the George Institute for Global Health India as a Senior Research Fellow on Big Data. She received her doctoral training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and post-doctoral training at the National Cancer Institute.
The George Institute for Global Health, India and the Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance have joined hands to promote a unique collaborative project, called “Arting Health for Impact” as part of which artists and researchers will come together on one platform to promote awareness on mental health, especially workplace stress.