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

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FoodSwitch app to help improve food choices

The George Institute for Global Health has launched an innovative nutrition application – FoodSwitch – aimed at helping Indians make healthier food choices and cutting the epidemic of chronic lifestyle diseases.

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George Institute for Global Health and AIIMS join hands to prevent type 2 diabetes

The George Institute for Global Health has teamed up with the All India Institute of Medical sciences (AIIMS) to conduct research that will explore whether a lifestyle modification program can delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in South Asia.

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Correction of Vitamin D deficiency can prevent development of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Researchers from the George Institute for Global Health, New Delhi and the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, have found that nutritional vitamin D supplementation improved vascular function and reduced inflammation in patients with early stage of chronic kidney disease.

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Journalists armed with critical appraisal skills to improve public health reporting  

Mid-career journalists from across the country attended a training program here last week that armed them with critical appraisal skills for better public health reporting in their States.

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Prof Vivekanand Jha: transforming healthcare in India

"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."

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Publications in 2015


Media Spotlight

FoodSwitch App will help you make healthier food decisions.

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More steps a day can keep the doctor away

Landmark research by The George Institute for Global Health has found that exercise can save lives, with an increase in the number of steps walked each day having a direct correlation with long term mortality.

New blood pressure target – the lower the better

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide could benefit from more intensive treatment to lower blood pressure, according to new research.

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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 price that it would otherwise cost.

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Global News

China can drive global advancement in healthcare, says Asia Society President

China’s past progress in healthcare and future opportunities can help not only the Chinese people live better and longer lives, but can also drive global advancements in healthcare delivery, said Josette Sheeran, President and CEO of the Asia Society, in a major speech in Beijing hosted by The George Institute for Global Health.  

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