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Sudhir Raj's work at The George Institute is focused on two projects, the NHMRC-GACD funded program 'Developing the evidence base for a national salt reduction program for India', and ‘Science of salt’ project funded by  the Canadian Stroke Network and the George Institute for Global Health. 

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19/03/2015

A new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) today, shows that children can be educated and play a key role to get their family to reduce salt intake. This novel education program is the first of its kind and was carried out in northern China.

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17/03/2015

Research published today in The Lancet shows that each year more than two million people globally die unnecessarily because they cannot access treatment for kidney failure (dialysis or a kidney transplant). 

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17/03/2015

Research shows that the average child consumes more than the recommended amount of salt for adults. This excessive consumption of dietary salt increases the likelihood of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure during their adult lives.

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15/03/2015

Less than 10% of Indian patients with advanced kidney failure patients have access to Renal Replacement Therapy, while up to 70% of those starting dialysis die or stop treatment, due to cost, within the first 3 months. 

Sarah Coggan has been working at the George Institute since 2012 on a number of academic collaborations. She has experience in clinical trials as well as non-interventional health systems research in Chronic Kidney Disease and Diabetes. At TGI, Sarah facilitates qualitative and quantitative research studies, including randomised clinical trials, data linkage based projects and a needs-based analysis of current health-care models.

Jing is a research fellow at The George institute for Global Health China. He joined this big family in April, 2011. What does he think about research work? Please check below the Q & A with him.

Release date: 
25/02/2015

Parents should review action plans and ensure they have correct medications to prepare for an asthma spike among children, a preventable trend, now that children have returned to school.

Severine is a Senior Statistical Programmer at The George Institute. Severine has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems and Piloting and an Associate Degree in Statistics and Data Management from the University of South-Brittany, France.

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