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Media release: 
01/03/2019
KRIPA centre CKDu

With a view to providing better treatment and service to persons living with chronic kidney disease, the Andhra Pradesh Government with technical support from the George Institute for Global Health, India has established a Kidney Research Innovation and Patient Assistance Centre (KRIPA) at Palasa, Srikakulam District.

Media release: 
28/02/2019
Smart ASHAs IDHS 2019

The role of frontline health care workers in providing last mile delivery to the doorstep of people in rural areas of the country received a roaring thumbs up in the Capital on Wednesday as some of the delegates to the International Digital Health Symposium 2019 met and interacted with four of these “doctor sahibas” from the community who are screening people in their villages for non-communicable disease risk.

Media release: 
28/02/2019
reducing tuberculosis rates

New evidence from The George Institute for Global Health could help reduce rates of tuberculosis in Vietnam, and potentially worldwide.

NCD Alliance George Institute Partnership

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.

Media release: 
19/02/2019
Kidney disease funding

The George Institute has been awarded more than $5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to fund two new clinical trials.

Alyssa Chase

"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."

Media release: 
19/02/2019

A study of more than 30,000 Americans since 2001 has revealed significant differences in management of heart disease risk between women and men. 

Amritendu

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.

Media release: 
08/02/2019
Enchanted study

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.

Media release: 
06/02/2019
aboriginal child injury gap

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.

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