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

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Framing women’s health in the 21st century

The recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals have mainstreamed the issue of gender equality and women’s empowerment. An important target in that is to end all forms of discrimination against women and girls. New data is emerging that suggest major discrimination in the area of Women’s Health. 
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Beat diabetes with the provision of effective and affordable primary care

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most important causes of death and disability, crippling healthcare expenditure and reduced productivity posing a huge economic burden in India. According to current estimates, about 12.5% of all Indians have diabetes, half of whom do not know that they have it.
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George Institute co-sponsors World Health Organization and The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery India Surgical Forum meeting in New Delhi

The purpose of the WHO-Lancet Commission on Global Surgery India Surgical Forum was to elevate the issues of surgical and anesthesia access in India and provide a platform through which to bring together a diverse range of change-agents in the Indian health system who can effect change..
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Hidden salt killing hundreds of thousands every year

Research from the George Institute, Public Health Foundation and Centre for Chronic Disease Control, India highlights the challenge faced by Indian consumers wanting to eat less salt. 
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Dr Pallab Maulik: transforming India's social landscape

In India, we have been working to improve the health of people nationwide by undertaking research that can help in reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases that leads to premature death and disability. 
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Publications in 2015

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Phone app bridges treatment gap
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New Appointments: TGI India researcher elected co-chair of global hypertension programme

Praveen Devarasetty, Head of the Primary Heath Care Research at the George Institute for Global Health, India, has been elected co-chair of the Global Alliance of Chronic Disease (GACD) Hypertension programme

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Dialysis in India – Today and Tomorrow

Dialysis is one of the first technological innovations in medicine - and the only treatment that does not involve transplant, and yet allows a patient with end stage organ failure to live long, healthy and productive lives. Currently, about 2.4 million people are alive on dialysis worldwide. 
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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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World’s first low cost dialysis unveiled

It’s an invention that could save millions of lives each year and transform the way advanced kidney disease is treated around the world

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