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Media release: 
15/08/2018

A new low dose three-in-one pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure is treated around the world.

The George Institute for Global Health, India, as part of the urban health project in Vijayawada funded by the HCL Foundation, conducted an eye camp in Ranigari Thota in partnership with Akira Eye Hospital on Saturday, 28th of July at the community centre within one of the selected slums.  

The National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC), established to provide technical support to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s flagship, National Health Protection Mission, and the George Institute for Global Health, an academic research institute, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote evidence-based  healthcare delivery in the primary health care scheme being rolled out by the Government of India.

Stroke survivors, their family members and carers who participated in the ATTEND trial,  a large trial involving 1250 patients across 14 medical centres in the country, see family-led rehabilitation of stroke survivors as a necessary model of care for poor and rural populations who cannot access rehabilitation.

Media release: 
20/07/2018

A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that people with diabetes are at significantly increased risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.

The George Institute welcomes the report An India Economic Strategy to 2035: Navigating from potential to delivery authored by Mr Peter N Varghese AO for the Australian Government.

Media release: 
03/07/2018

Providing access to free hospital care may not ensure equal access between women and men, an analysis of data on nearly 19 million households in South India by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health in India and at the University of Oxford suggests.

A general health screening camp was held on 24th of June at the community centre in Krishnalanka Karakatta, one of the biggest urban slums in the city of Vijayawada by The George Institute for Global Health, India as part of an urban health project in Vijayawada funded by the HCL Foundation.

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Falls are an emerging public health issue in India and a major cause of mortality and morbidity globally. It is estimated that 75 per cent of the fall injuries occur in low and middle-income countries and the impact set to rise as the population ages.

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