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CVD clinics in rural areas: A ray of hope for patients at risk

Doctors and community health workers come together to put CVD in focus in rural areas of Andhra Pradesh’s West Godavari district. Read More
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Diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease rising in India

People across India are living longer but spending more time in ill health as rates of neonatal diseases and injuries -- including major depressive disorder, iron-deficiency anemia and low back pain -- decline more slowly than death rates, according to a new analysis of 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries. Read More 

George Institute in Australian trade mission to India

Chief Operating Officer of The George Institute for Global Health, Tim Regan, has accompanied Australian delegates to Hyderabad, India, for trade mission talks with Indian officials and business leaders Read More.
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Road crash puts spotlight on "unsafe behaviour, unsafe car, unsafe roads"

In the din and noise of a road crash in India’s western State of Rajasthan involving a film actress and the death of a child, the real issues are being forgotten – unsafe behavior, unsafe cars and unsafe roads – the deadly trio that keeps claiming lives on Indian roads. Read More

Sudha Kallakuri: Focussing on mental health in India's rural communities

Sudha Kallakuri is a Research Assistant currently involved in a study where mobile-based technology is being used to provide basic mental health care to scheduled tribe villages in rural Andhra Pradesh. Read More

Publications in 2015



Media Spotlight

High costs push surgical care out of reach (The Hindu, April 2015). Read more


Clinical Research Training 2015

This training course has been developed to provide an overview of research study design and methods to young researchers who have just completed their clinical training or are in the early stages of a research career. Read more

Acknowledging hypertension is critical

In spite of the fact that hypertension affects large numbers of people in rural as well as urban areas in India, very few people actually acknowledge that they have high blood pressure. Even fewer among them get their blood pressure checked regularly. Read More 

Philanthropic Opportunity

SMARThealth India

Help create a new model of healthcare for rural India. Support the innovative smartphone technology that will enable community health workers to deliver state-of-the-art personalised healthcare for a fraction of the normal cost. Read More

Global News

Health benefits of gluten-free food are overhyped

New research has found a gluten-free diet may not be the healthier food choice that many people think it is, with only obvious benefits to people with Coeliac disease. Read More
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