The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

News and Events

Wednesday, 30 July, 2014 - 11:00

Via video-conference

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Low back pain recovery is not aided by paracetamol even though every treatment guideline in the world currently recommends its use, reveals a recent study by The George Institute for Global Health.

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Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in India is nearly one-fourth the global rate; for TB and malaria, rates of new infections  are decreasing but levels remain higher than the global average; India is one of three countries that accounted for 
half of all malaria deaths last year.

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The slew of proposals to boost the health care sector presented by the Union Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley, as part of the 2014-15 India budget augurs well for tackling pre-mature deaths and disability caused by non-communicable diseases in the country.

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Australian researchers reveal that sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation. 

Recent studies that point to differences between the men and women in cardiovascular disease and diabetes are a wake-up call for Indian researchers who must undertake more gender specific research on the consequences of diabetes.

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New model of care needed to tackle the cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden.

Wednesday, 25 June, 2014 - 11:00

Via video-conference

The great tragedy of the death of Union Minister Gopinath Mundeis is that, like most road deaths, it might have been prevented say Vivekanand Jha and Rebecca Ivers.

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The unfortunate and untimely death of the Union Rural Development Minister, Mr Gopinath Munde, in a road crash in the national Capital in the early hours of Tuesday morning has once again brought the issue of wearing seat belts into sharp focus.