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Media release: 
24/10/2019

New research in over 423,000 UK adults has revealed that the health implications of obesity extend much further than diabetes and heart disease, increasing the risk of death from diseases of the kidneys, lungs and liver.

Event
Wednesday, 23 October, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

On 15th of October 2019 The George Institute for Global Health held a panel discussion, ‘Data, science and achieving the sustainable development goals’ featuring two leading experts, Associate Professors Abraham Flaxman (IMHE) and Rohina Joshi (UNSW). The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 3 aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

This year’s nutrition week is all about promoting fruit and vegetable consumption but our Scientia PhD student Briar McKenzie is examining differences in dietary intake for women and men, and whether we need gender sensitive policies to improve nutrition.

Media release: 
17/10/2019

NEW DELHI, OCT 15. In what can be considered as a very important step in the care of patients with kidney disease in India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has come up with guidelines for establishing peritoneal dialysis services under the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Program. It has also requested all States to include proposals for establishing peritoneal dialysis under their respective program implementation plans.

Event
Wednesday, 16 October, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:30
Event
Tuesday, 15 October, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Event
Tuesday, 15 October, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30

ISI, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India

Authored by Mercian Daniel, Program Manager, Mental Health, The George Institute India. Views expressed are personal.

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