The Premier of New South Wales, Barry O’Farrell, has voiced his support for a proposed Newcastle-based project aimed at improving public health in Australia and India.

The project would combine Newcastle’s world-recognised expertise in public health research with India’s outstanding technology knowledge to develop apps on mobile phones and tablet devices to promote better health.

Focused on non-communicable diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, the project would be led by the University of Newcastle Australia.

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