The mission of The George Institute for Global Health, India is to improve the health of millions of people.

This issue

New study highlights global progress in health, with India’s ranking showing more work needed

A new study published in The Lancet shows good progress has been made around the world in achieving some of the UN agreed global health goals.
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Technology in the service of a healthy heart

Technology-enabled screening and assessment of cardiovascular risk by village level health workers, coupled with a referral and treatment system involving doctors in primary health centres, has considerable scope of ensuring that people in rural areas have a heart that can stay healthy for a longer time.
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Climate change may be causing chronic kidney disease by triggering dehydration and heat stress

Climate change may be accelerating rates of chronic kidney disease caused by dehydration and heat stress, according to a paper in the prestigious Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
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Because her wellbeing matters too...

It is not surprising to know that India has some of the worst records in terms of gender equality, writes Professor Vivekanand Jha.
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High blood pressure linked to dementia

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing the second most common form of dementia, according to a new study published in the journal of the American Heart Association.
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Salt killing hundreds of thousands every year in India

New research from the George Institute for Global Health, Public Health Foundation and Centre for Chronic Disease Control, India highlights the high levels of salt in packaged food sold in India. 
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Publications in 2016

Media Spotlight
Packaged foods exceed salt limit, poses risk to health.
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Towards achieving national self-sufficiency in organ donation in India - a call to action

Organ donation is a miracle of modern medicine, made possible on the back of that act of supreme human charity – willingness to donate an organ, writes Professor Vivekanand Jha.
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Google Impact Challenge

The George Institute is in the running to win AU$750,000 in the Google Impact Challenge! Your vote can help us save the lives of millions just via an SMS. Vote for us now!

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Award for Australia-India research excellence

The George Institute for Global Health has won the “Excellence in Research and Development between Australia and India” award from the Australia India Business Council.
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Meet our staff: Dr Lalit Yadav

Lalit Yadav is a Research Fellow in the area of injury and trauma.
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