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"Injury and trauma are among the leading causes of death and disability among adults, particularly in the developing world. Insights from the studies I am involved in will drive improvement in outcomes in low and middle income country setting like India." 

"Our work is directly impacting lives. I know that my effort is going to transform a person’s health and better still that the evidence we generate is informing and changing policy at scale."

"We believe that changing healthcare is fundamental to transforming the social landscape of the country and its population."

"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."

"As a clinician, I observed that a lot of people in poor areas suffer from heart diseases and diabetes. Both my parents who come from a humble background are also diabetic and have heart disease. I was under the impression that these are rich people’s diseases."

Sudha Kallakuri is a Research Assistant for the Research and Development Division at The George Institute for Global Health, while having also worked with George Clinical as a Clinical Researcher.

“Where I live, and in the surrounding communities, there has been an increase in the prevalence of NCD’s. It has motivated me to focus on the research of NCD’s because it is very important issue in my local community”

Professor Simon Finfer of The George Institute received an Honorary Doctorate from the Faculty of Medicine of the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena earlier this month.

Professor Finfer was awarded the Honorary Doctorate for his outstanding work as a clinician and researcher, said Professor Kondrad Reinhart, Director of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, who gave the Laudatory speech in honour of Professor Finfer.

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