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Almost $2 million has been awarded from the NHMRC to an innovative program aimed at improving the treatment of mental health issues in India and overcoming stigma.

Media release: 
01/11/2017
verbal autopsy

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health conducted a systematic review to understand and analyse the ethical standards reported in peer-reviewed verbal autopsy studies. The results of this systematic review show that although there has been an increase in ethical reporting for verbal autopsy studies, there still remains a large gap in reporting.

Media release: 
13/11/2017
Women and Diabetes

Type -2 diabetes is the world’s fastest growing chronic disease.  35-40% of women in India with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus run the risk of developing type-2 diabetes within 5 years of giving birth while only 17.5% of women in India are aware of this disease and its complications.

Media release: 
04/11/2017

MDT-CASP tool developed by the George Institute in India introduced to workshop participants

A keynote speech by Dr. Shahid Jameel, Chief Executive Officer of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, began a wide-ranging and engaging discussion on research collaboration at an event on 27 October 2017 organised by The George Institute for Global Health UK, the Oxford-India Health Research Network and the Oxford-India Centre for Sustainable Development at Somerville College, Oxford.

Media release: 
12/10/2017

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests.

Mental health in the workplace is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health.

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 data released on 15th September reveals that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) & Injuries continue to be the main cause of death among people of all age-group in India. 

Our research on hip fracture in older adults reveals vital gaps in the management of older people with hip fractures against the recommended best practices.

Hip-fracture in older adults is one of the major public health issue in India and requires high quality of interdisciplinary care. The global burden of hip fractures is estimated to increase significantly from an around 1.7 million in 1990 to 6.3 million in 2050. These increases are primarily the consequence of improved life expectancy, especially in emerging economies.

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