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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.

Media release: 
23/04/2019

Limited access to essential medicines for treating chronic diseases is a major challenge in low and middle-income countries. Although India is the largest manufacturer of generic medicines, there is a paucity of information on availability, price and affordability of essential anti-cancer medicines used for treating childhood cancers. 

Media release: 
15/04/2019

A new treatment for people with diabetes and kidney disease reduced kidney failure rates by a third, according to a landmark study.

Media release: 
15/04/2019

Dr Vivekanand Jha took over as the President of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) today at the conclusion of the World Congress of Nephrology at Melbourne, Australia.

Media release: 
11/04/2019
NSES 2019

The first-ever National Symposium on Evidence Synthesis for Medicine, Public Health and Social Development (NSES 2019) organised by The George Institute for Global Health, India and the Campbell Collaboration in the Capital concluded on Friday with a clarion call to young researchers, knowledge brokers and policy-makers to work together to usher in the evidence revolution and ensure that the fields of public health, medicine and social development are informed by good science.

Media release: 
02/04/2019

The George Institute for Global Health India, and the University of Oxford UK, jointly hosted two national stakeholder meetings, in New Delhi on 29th March 2019 and in Vijayawada on 1st April, to identify priorities and challenges to integrate screening and management of non-communicable diseases into maternal and child health services in India.

Media release: 
18/03/2019

There is a need for wide reforms across public and private healthcare providers if Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is to accelerate India towards its goal of universal health coverage (UHC).

Media release: 
14/03/2019

Coinciding with the World  Kidney Day which was observed on March 14 this year, the George Institute for Global Health has come up with a road map for achieving universal care for kidney diseases and has identified priority areas for kidney disease research, policy-making, and actions by the clinical community. 

Media release: 
01/03/2019
KRIPA centre CKDu

With a view to providing better treatment and service to persons living with chronic kidney disease, the Andhra Pradesh Government with technical support from the George Institute for Global Health, India has established a Kidney Research Innovation and Patient Assistance Centre (KRIPA) at Palasa, Srikakulam District.

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