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George Institute urges govt to build capacity to fight burden of...

SMARThealth project showcases that effective and regular interventions using existing health infrastructure works wonders in countering CVD..........

Nutrition Week: ‘Salt Literacy Campaign’ in Chandigarh schools

The initiative was launched in collaboration with Chandigarh Commission for Child Rights (CCPCR) and the Post-Graduate Institute for Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)........

Enough data not available on mental health issues among tribals: Experts

The meeting organized by The George Institute for Global Health India brought together key stakeholders to discuss the issues related to tribal mental health and also listed out key recommendations.........

Steroid treatment associated with high-risk of adverse events for kidney disease

A study by The George Institute for Global Health has found unexpectedly large increase in the risk of serious adverse events, primarily infections among patients with IgA nephropathy and excess protein in their urine.........

Three year £1.9m project to promote stroke research in India

The University of Central Lancashire and the George Institute for Global Health have joined hands to promote stroke research in India.......

Prof Vivekanand Jha elected as President of International Society of Nephrology

The Executive Director of George Institute, Prof Vivekanand Jha has been elected as the next president of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) until 2021.......

WORLD HEALTH DAY: Breaking the silence can help people with depression

The theme on World Health Day this year is 'Depression: #LetsTalk' and it focuses on the fact that people should come out and talk about their mental health problems........

GIGH to extend national salt reduction programme to school children

The George Institute for Global Health to extend the programme to 15000 school children from Delhi and Hyderabad under a pilot project..........

World Kidney Day: High prevalence of obesity among CKD patients, reveals...

While close to 50% prevalence of obesity seen in the 1500 kidney disease patients recruited for the study, the overall prevalence of obesity is seen at a whopping 57% among women.....

Lancet’s latest research paper bats for ethical dialysis

Besides stressing on the cost-effective, safe and equitable access to dialysis as the need of the hour, the Lancet Paper also argues that access criteria and policy.....