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Policy Papers

The Institute regularly produces policy papers following roundtables, forums and stakeholder events, that are then submitted to government and other decision makers.

On the 29th of March and 1st April 2019, the George Institute for Global Health and the University of Oxford, UK, hosted two national-level stakeholder workshops in New Delhi and Vijayawada on integrating high-risk pregnancy and NCD programs in India.

Download the Policy and research recommendations report on high-risk pregnancies and NCDs in India from the workshops (PDF 13.4 MB)

This policy brief outlines some of the gender-specific dimensions of NCDs that UHC must address, and presents a number of recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of girls and women.

Download 'Delivering healthy lives and well-being for women and girls policy brief' (PDF 5.9 MB)

Summary of available research evidence from systematic reviews on MLHPs for improving health outcomes and systems performance. Considerations about the relevance of the above for low- and middle- income countries (LMIC), specifically for India are included.

Download 'Rapid Policy Brief for Mid-level health providers (MLHPs) for primary healthcare' (PDF 1 MB)

On 28th March 2019, The George Institute for Global Health India organized a policy symposium to explore how the SMART Mental Health can contribute to the National Mental Health Programme and strengthen mental health care delivery models.

Download 'Policy symposium on SMART mental health project(PDF 1.8 MB)

The United Nations held its third High-Level Meeting on the prevention and control of NCDs on 27 September 2018. The George Institute for Global Health set out five priorities for governments to commit to tackling the rising burden on NCDs

Mental Health

On 28th August 2017, The George Institute for Global Health India organized a roundtable to start a dialogue with key researchers and policy makers to understand the current status and various challenges that need to be addressed in order to understand the mental health of tribal communities.

Download Research & Policy Recommendtions Report on Mental Health for Scheduled Tribe Populations in India(PDF 2.4MB)

To initiate a dialogue on various aspects of women’s health, The George Institute for Global Health in association with the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) organized a roundtable on August 10, 2017.

Download The Future of Women's Health: Using Data and Research to Shape Policy report (PDF 960KB)

September 2017

The following report consists of recommendations to leverage digital technologies for health outcomes from the roundtable to be considered by the Joint Working Group of Senior Officials.

Download Australia-India: Leveraging Digital Technologies for Health Outcomes report (PDF 95KB)

May 2017

The 'Enhancing Impact through Technology Enabled Healthcare' report captures the highlights and key outcomes of the scoping study and the mHealth conference from Consensus to Impact. 

Download Enhancing Impact through Technology Enabled Healthcare: From Consensus to Impact report (PDF 2.3MB)

December 2016

Our scoping study report presents a comprehensive landscape of the current mobile healthcare technology in India and provides suggestions about future action that can be taken for a comprehensive inclusion of mHealth as a tool for health system strengthening.

Download mHealth Interventions for Health System Strengthening in India: A scoping study report (PDF 8MB)

March 2016

Does the Indian healthcare system treat women's health issues and women's healthcare in a fair and just manner? What can we do to develop effective and sustainable programs to remove barriers towards the achievement of optimal health for Indian women?

Download Framing Women’s Health Issues in 21st Century India policy report (PDF 5.9 MB)