The George Institute for Global Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with the NCD Alliance (NCDA). The partnership will foster dialogue and dissemination of research on evidence-based policy interventions to address noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and promote knowledge sharing within the global health community.
"The unifying theme of my work has been supporting women's public health. I have done this in a wide variety of settings, ranging from government to hospitals to a small Bolivian non-governmental organisation."
Amritendu Bhattacharya is the Lead Biostatician at The George Institute for Global Health, India. He has done his Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics from the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) Bangalore and MSc in Medical Statistics from Brookes University.
The safety and potential benefit of a strategy to more intensively control blood pressure (BP) in patients who receive ‘clot-busting’ thrombolysis treatment for acute ischaemic stroke has been demonstrated in a large clinical trial led by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are almost twice as likely to be hospitalised for unintentional injuries such as falls, burns and poisoning than non-Aboriginal children, a new study has shown.
A study of over 96,000 UK men and women, of average age 64.5 years, has found that those with chronic conditions are spending considerably less time on physical activity than their healthy peers, so are missing out on its health management benefits.
Renal services in South Asia are characterized by increasing disease burden and a rapidly growing demand for service and research in the face of inadequate financial and manpower capacity. As a result, people mostly the poor suffering from kidney disease are not getting adequate treatment facilities in these countries.
"My research on chronic disease draws on the UK Biobank resource, such as in using genetic data and imaging-based phenotyping of body composition to improve causal inference about associations between exposure and disease outcomes."