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Media release: 
20/02/2015

The George Institute for Global Health, in partnership with UNICEF  and Reuters, has endeavoured to  develop educational programs for journalists in an effort to address the challenges of   public health starting with improving immunization coverage and vaccine up-take in India.

Media release: 
11/02/2015

India needs to resist controversial trend to change guidelines for people with diabetes and continue focus on aggressive, targeted blood pressure lowering treatment.

Media release: 
10/02/2015

In India, back pain can affect 35% of people living in urban centres and one fifth of those in rural settings.

Media release: 
18/12/2014

Today, fewer people are dying from pneumonia and diarrheal diseases in India, according to a new, comprehensive analysis of trend data from 188 countries. 

 

Media release: 
10/11/2014

Wireless networks now reach over 80 per cent of India’s population and therefore SMART Health India has the potential to revolutionise the delivery of essential healthcare to those who previously had little or no access.

Media release: 
10/11/2014

George Institute for Global Health is implementing a family-led home-based stroke rehabilitation programme that has potential to reduce the cost of stroke rehabilitation in India 

Media release: 
16/09/2014

Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to healthcare and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic has said in a lecture in New Delhi.

Media release: 
01/09/2014

Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped.

Media release: 
15/08/2014

A systematic review by The George Institute for Global Health finds that the task-sharing model has considerable potential in India and other low and middle income countries.

Media release: 
15/08/2014

 This study does for blood pressure what we did for cholesterol treatment a decade ago.

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