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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.

Woman Yoga

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.

Media release: 
11/06/2018
STOP CKDu Chandrababu Naidu

A high-level review meeting of STOP CKDu: Study to Test, Operationalize Preventive approaches for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology was held at the Secretariat of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Chandra Babu Naidu on June 9, 2018.

Soumyadeep Bhaumik is a Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health. He has studied medicine at Bankura Sammilani Medical College, India and international public health at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom.

Dr Shobhana Nagraj, a doctoral student with The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford, has been awarded a prestigious Clinical Research Training Fellowship by the UK’s Medical Research Council.

"My work is intended to empower community health workers and primary care physicians to work together to detect, refer and manage pregnant women who are at increased risk of heart disease and stroke.  The technology is a tool to achieve this collaborative approach, and to strengthen the health system in rural areas. "

A new paper published in the Lancet recently used the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016) to assess personal health-care access and quality with the Healthcare Access and Quality (HAQ) Index for 195 countries and territories, as well as subnational locations in 7 countries, from 1990 to 2016.

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