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Media release: 
21/08/2019
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Packaged food in India has been ranked lowest in terms of its healthiness in a major global survey of packaged foods and drinks.

Media release: 
20/08/2019

First-of-its kind three day workshop on rapid evidence synthesis being held in Delhi from Aug 19 to 21. 

Media release: 
06/08/2019

In what could come as a big boost to entrepreneurs working to promote healthcare through innovations across the globe, UNSW Sydney and The George Institute for Global Health (TGI) have joined forces to launch a program designed to accelerate and scale up health focused start-ups. This programme is called Health10x.

Media release: 
31/07/2019

Including fixed dose combinations on Essential Medicine List will improve availability, affordability for 1 billion

The George Institute for Global Health welcomes the addition of fixed dose combinations (FDCs) of blood pressure (BP) lowering drugs to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Essential Medicines List (EML) in response to an application filed by Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL), an initiative of vital strategies, the George Institute and other partners.

Media release: 
31/07/2019

NEW DELHI, July 31. The George Institute for Global Health India today released an evidence gap map (EGM) that analysed 557 research studies conducted on leptospirosis in India. The analysis highlighted gaps in research for basic biomedical research, epidemiology (disease distribution and risk factors), diagnostic tests and prevention, management and control efforts to address the problem of Leptospirosis. The development of the evidence-gap map was supported by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and is expected to inform future strategic decisions in the area of research.

Media release: 
19/07/2019

A global study of 12 million people has found diabetes increases the risk of heart failure and this increase is greater for women than men.

Media release: 
10/06/2019

Second comics engagement workshop in the city draws out the “activist artist” in community members. 

Media release: 
01/06/2019

Both financial and non-financial factors highlighted to improve policies aiming to retain ASHAs

Media release: 
09/05/2019

One of the major gaps in planning and implementing Injury related prevention strategies is the lack of realistic data on the exact nature and spectrum of injuries reported in our hospitals.

Media release: 
01/05/2019

Salt intake continues to be high in many countries across the world including India. New studies of salt intake levels from thirteen countries, including India, showed salt intake in all countries is well above the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation of less than 5 gram per day. The implementation of population-based salt reduction strategies remains a challenge in many low and middle-income countries.

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