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Media release: 
10/06/2019

Second comics engagement workshop in the city draws out the “activist artist” in community members. 

Event
Wednesday, 5 June, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speaker: 

Professor Vivekanand Jha

Media release: 
01/06/2019

Both financial and non-financial factors highlighted to improve policies aiming to retain ASHAs

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.

ASHA community health worker

The article is written by Dr Devaki Nambiar, Program Head – Health Systems and Equity, The George Institute for Global Health India and Ms Shreya Khaund

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.

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

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. 

For the first time, the World Health Organisation’s World Health Statistics have this year been disaggregated by sex. This is an important step forward in the drive to identify and understand gender inequalities, and one that is to be welcomed wholeheartedly.

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