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Media release: 
03/12/2015

The George Institute for Global Health today launched an innovative nutrition application – FoodSwitch – aimed at helping Indians make healthier food choices and cutting the epidemic of chronic lifestyle diseases.

Media release: 
20/11/2015

China’s past progress in healthcare and future opportunities can help not only the Chinese people live better and longer lives, but can also drive global advancements in healthcare delivery, said Josette Sheeran, President and CEO of the Asia Society, in a major speech in Beijing hosted by The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
10/11/2015

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide could benefit from more intensive treatment to lower blood pressure, according to new research.

Media release: 
16/09/2015

A  first-of-its-kind Certificate Course in Critical Appraisal Skills (CASP) for Public Health Journalism and Communication was launched today in the presence of over fifty academicians, Government representatives, media and students. The course is designed for media students and mid-career journalists, editors and government officials.

Media release: 
14/09/2015

High blood pressure, high blood sugar, household air pollution from solid fuels, unsafe water sources and smoking are the top risks associated with health loss among Indians.

Media release: 
08/07/2015

We must move beyond the din and noise of such news involving celebrities and address the real issues, says the George Institute for Global Health.  

 

Media release: 
09/06/2015

Since 1990, diabetes and other musculoskeletal disorders have replaced diarrheal diseases and vision problems as leading causes of years lived with disability, or YLDs, for women; falls now rank higher for men.

Media release: 
18/05/2015

World Hypertension Day is celebrated every year on 17th of May to raise the public awareness about hypertension, its preventive measures and complications. 

Media release: 
07/05/2015

Wearing motor-cycle helmets is an effective way of reducing risk and yet, the wearing rate remains low in India and other low and middle income  countries. For the first time, the new motor-vehicle rules which have been presented in the Indian  Parliament recently highlight measures addressing child safety, and this must be extended to enforce motor-cycle helmet wearing in children.

Media release: 
30/04/2015

George Institute for Global Health urges disaster relief professionals to follow the International Society of Nephrology Disaster Relief Task Force field guide

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