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The article is written by Dr Devaki Nambiar, Program Head – Health Systems and Equity, The George Institute for Global Health India and Ms Shreya Khaund

Emalie Sparks is a research dietitian at The George Institute for Global Health. Her research focuses on preventing chronic diseases at the population level through nutrition interventions, such as salt reduction and food policy strategies.

For the first time, the World Health Organisation’s World Health Statistics have this year been disaggregated by sex. This is an important step forward in the drive to identify and understand gender inequalities, and one that is to be welcomed wholeheartedly.

Xiongfei Pan is a Visiting Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health (TGI). He received medical training in Sichuan University, a MSc in Public Health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a MSc/PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Sichuan University, and postdoc training in Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Josyula K. Lakshmi’s work focuses on health promotion through awareness-raising, behaviour change and the creation of supportive physical, social and policy environments. She has been in the public health sector for 15 years and joined The George Institute for Global Health two years ago.

Arpita Ghosh’s work cuts across many areas of public health, including child health, nutrition, elderly health and wellbeing, and chronic diseases, particularly cancer. She joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2018 following nine years of work in the biomedical science sector.

Research facilitator Madhuri Dutta has been working in research administration for eight years. Specialising in research management and administration, Madhuri joined The George Institute for Global Health nine months ago. 

Helen Monaghan has a 25-year career in project operations, 18 of which have been with The George Institute for Global Health. She heads the Academic Project Operations team, which provides crucial support for all research conducted at the Institute.  

Rohina Joshi’s research explores how to improve health information systems in low and middle income countries and strengthen the medical workforce in regions without doctors. She first joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2003 to complete her PhD and returned after a three-year career break in 2012 to build on her previous research.

Jagnoor Jagnoor is a global health injury researcher who joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2006 as a part-time PhD student and has stayed with the organisation ever since.

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