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Media release: 
Women and Diabetes

Type -2 diabetes is the world’s fastest growing chronic disease.  35-40% of women in India with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus run the risk of developing type-2 diabetes within 5 years of giving birth while only 17.5% of women in India are aware of this disease and its complications.

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Smog in Delhi

Prof. Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health in India comments on the SMOG crisis in New Delhi.

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MDT-CASP tool developed by the George Institute in India introduced to workshop participants

Health Innovation
Wednesday, 1 November, 2017 - 15:45 to Friday, 1 December, 2017 - 23:45


A keynote speech by Dr. Shahid Jameel, Chief Executive Officer of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, began a wide-ranging and engaging discussion on research collaboration at an event on 27 October 2017 organised by The George Institute for Global Health UK, the Oxford-India Health Research Network and the Oxford-India Centre for Sustainable Development at Somerville College, Oxford.

Friday, 27 October, 2017 - 12:45 to 17:00

Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HD

Essay Writing Competition on Adolescent health
Sunday, 15 October, 2017 - 17:30 to Monday, 30 October, 2017 - 17:30

Chandigarh, Delhi, Hyderabad

Media release: 

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests.

Mental health in the workplace is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health.

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 data released on 15th September reveals that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) & Injuries continue to be the main cause of death among people of all age-group in India.