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India-Australia partnership to tackle non-communicable diseases

29 May 2023 | News

MoU signed for an extensive 5-year study on malnutrition and non-communicable diseases

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Chhattisgarh Health Department in India and Australia's George Institute for Global Health for a five-year research on malnutrition & non-communicable diseases in Chhattisgarh.

Bhim Singh, Director of Health Services in Chhattisgarh and Prof. Anushka Patel, Chief Executive Officer of George Institute, signed the non-financial agreement.

Under the MoU, George Institute will prepare a technical model by researching malnutrition and non-communicable diseases in the state. This model will be an evidence-based model after complete field research, which will help in treatment of the diseases caused by these serious problems.

Chhattisgarh's Health Department team under the leadership of Health & Medical Education Minister T.S. Singhdev recently visited Australia to study and observe the latest technologies & advanced educational institutions in the field of health. 

The George Institute for Global Health is headquartered in Australia and has regional offices in the United Kingdom, China & India. The institute conducts research on various diseases including non-communicable diseases, malnutrition, kidney disease & injury and trauma.

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