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A satellite session of the Health Equity Network India at the COPASAH Global Symposium 2019.

In mid-October, the Global Symposium for COPASAH 2019 organised a day of satellite sessions prior to the symposium launch on 15 October 2019. The Health Equity Network India or HENI organised a workshop as a satellite session titled ‘Social accountability experiences for improving access to quality health services for indigenous, excluded communities & those in fragile contexts: HENI (Health Equity Network India) perspectives’.

Reflections from 'Building Collaborative Partnerships for Digital Health Initiatives across the Commonwealth and Beyond' - a Ministerial Side Meeting held during the 72nd Session of the World Health Assembly at Graduate Institute Geneva on 20 May 2019, Geneva, Switzerland.

Statement by The George Institute for Global Health for the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage: Multistakeholder Hearing on 29 April 2019. 

kidney patients in Uddanam

The World Health Organization recognizes Uddanam as one of the key areas in the world that has long-term kidney problems. Sri Lanka along with Nicaragua in Central America and Uddhanam has the most serious kidney problems. Because of this, 4500 people died in the last decade till 2015 and 34,000 people suffer from kidney disease. The International Nephrology Congress has termed this as 'Uddanam Nephropathy'.

Prof Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health India on Universal Health Coverage on the occasion of World Health Day, 7th April 2019

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th around the world every year, with thousands of events taking place throughout the month to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equity.

NCD Alliance George Institute Partnership

The George Institute for Global Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with the NCD Alliance (NCDA). The partnership will foster dialogue and dissemination of research on evidence-based policy interventions to address noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and promote knowledge sharing within the global health community.

kidney treatment in south asia

Renal services in South Asia are characterized by increasing disease burden and a rapidly growing demand for service and research in the face of inadequate financial and manpower capacity. As a result, people mostly the poor suffering from kidney disease are not getting adequate treatment facilities in these countries.

The George Institute for Global Health presented research at the Safety 2018 World Conference on our drowning prevention projects in India and Bangladesh, on preventing falls for older people, and the Young Lives study.

The George Institute India along with the District collector and Andhra Pradesh Health and Family welfare department, conducted large scale community level awareness sessions at Uddanam  region, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh