Girls who start their periods before they turn 12 are at greater risk of developing heart disease and stroke in later life, according to a new study of nearly 300,000 women in the UK by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.
Dr. Devaki Nambiar joined The George Institute for Global Health India in November 2017 as Program Head – Health Systems and Equity. She has a doctorate in public health from Johns Hopkins University and has over a decade of research experience in over half a dozen countries and as many Indian states.
The George Institute for Global Health organised a panel discussion on road traffic injuries as part of its 10th Anniversary celebrations on December 15, 2017. The panel discussed current priorities for achieving road safety targets in India and took stock of the prioritised actions for the UN Decade for Road Safety, following the Phuket commitment which was signed by the ministers in the SEAR region.
Australian High Commissioner to India, Ms Harinder Kaur Sidhu gave away the prizes to winners of an essay writing competition on adolescent health organized by The George Institute for Global Health India during the 10th year anniversary event on December 15, 2017, at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Researchers fromThe George Institute for Global Health conducted a systematic review to understand and analyse the ethical standards reported in peer-reviewed verbal autopsy studies. The results of this systematic review show that although there has been an increase in ethical reporting for verbal autopsy studies, there still remains a large gap in reporting.