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Media release: 
29/11/2018

The Honourable Ken Wyatt AM, MP, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, Minister for Indigenous Health, spoke at The George Institute’s latest #GeorgeTalks Q and A event, hosted at Parliament House, Canberra.

Media release: 
20/11/2018

Machine learning – a field of artificial intelligence that uses statistical techniques to enable computer systems to ‘learn’ from data – can be used to analyse electronic health records and predict the risk of emergency hospital admissions, a new study from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
18/11/2018

On 18 November 2018, the academic forum, Healthcare, People and Media – Healthy China Initiative and the Multiple Approaches to Health Communication, organized by Peking University and The George Institute, China was successfully held in Beijing. Nearly 100 participants from the government, universities, media, hospitals, enterprises and public institutions joined the forum.

Media release: 
17/11/2018

On 17 November 2018, the Health Communication Workshop, organized by The School of Journalism and Communication of Peking University and supported by The George Institute China, was successfully held in Beijing. More than 50 participants from China government sectors, leading Universities, media and foundations joined the workshop.

Media release: 
13/11/2018

new report from The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation has found a single tablespoon of the average soy sauce contains 61 percent of our recommended daily salt intake

Media release: 
13/11/2018

On 13 November 2018, a health research delegation led by Professor Alex Ademokun, Head of Global Health Research Programme of the Department of Health and Social Care in the UK, visited The George Institute China to discuss strategies and progress regarding the Action on Salt China (ASC) project together with multiple cooperative units of ASC.

Media release: 
08/11/2018
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Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase the risk of a heart attack more in women than in men, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
05/11/2018

A toolkit that aims to combat road traffic injuries, the leading global killer among older school-age children and adolescents, has been launched at the World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Bangkok.

Media release: 
11/10/2018

Young adults classified as obese in Australia can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, according to a major new study.

Media release: 
06/10/2018

One of the premier medical journals in the world has profiled Professor Craig Anderson, Executive Director of The George Institute China, acknowledging him "a front runner in stroke research".

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