The George Institute for Global Health, India, as part of the urban health project in Vijayawada funded by the HCL Foundation, conducted an eye camp in Ranigari Thota in partnership with Akira Eye Hospital on Saturday, 28th of July at the community centre within one of the selected slums.
The National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC), established to provide technical support to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s flagship, National Health Protection Mission, and the George Institute for Global Health, an academic research institute, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote evidence-based healthcare delivery in the primary health care scheme being rolled out by the Government of India.
Stroke survivors, their family members and carers who participated in the ATTEND trial, a large trial involving 1250 patients across 14 medical centres in the country, see family-led rehabilitation of stroke survivors as a necessary model of care for poor and rural populations who cannot access rehabilitation.
Providing access to free hospital care may not ensure equal access between women and men, an analysis of data on nearly 19 million households in South India by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health in India and at the University of Oxford suggests.
A general health screening camp was held on 24th of June at the community centre in Krishnalanka Karakatta, one of the biggest urban slums in the city of Vijayawada by The George Institute for Global Health, India as part of an urban health project in Vijayawada funded by the HCL Foundation.
Falls are an emerging public health issue in India and a major cause of mortality and morbidity globally. It is estimated that 75 per cent of the fall injuries occur in low and middle-income countries and the impact set to rise as the population ages.
A high-level review meeting of STOP CKDu: Study to Test, Operationalize Preventive approaches for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology was held at the Secretariat of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Chandra Babu Naidu on June 9, 2018.
Soumyadeep Bhaumik is a Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health. He has studied medicine at Bankura Sammilani Medical College, India and international public health at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom.