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Prevention measures and improved access to better quality care after an injury have brought about a significant decline in the burden of injury in high income regions. However emerging economies such as India, Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa continue to experience disproportionately high rates of injury and few of the declines.

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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.

"India possesses the ideal combination of the right skill sets and testing environments to generate innovative and disruptive models of healthcare delivery, and evaluate their scalability and affordability in real life situations."

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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.

Friday, 20 November, 2015 - 09:00

Beijing, China

The research collaboration will explore lifestyle modification as a means to delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in women who have had diabetes in pregnancy (gestational diabetes) in India, Bangladesh and Srilanka.  

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

Researchers from the George Institute for Global Health, New Delhi and  the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, have   found that nutritional vitamin D supplementation improved vascular function and reduced inflammation in patients with early stage of chronic kidney disease. 

Continuing the theme of “I am Woman”, the world Stroke campaign this year too aims to bring gender parity to the issue of stroke rehabilitation and medical care following the onset of stroke.