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Media release: 
09/08/2017

On 4th August, China's Department of Maternal and Child Health of National Health and Family Planning Commission (Department of MCH, NHFPC) and United Nations Population Fund China Office (UNFPA China) held the symposium on "Women’s health through life course and empowerment" successfully in Beijing, which was also jointly co-organized by the National Office for Maternal and Child Health Surveillance and The George Institute, China (TGI China).  

Steroids caused a greater than expected increase in the risk of serious infections in the predominately young group of people who have immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy, an immune disease that leads to kidney failure in almost a third of patients.

Media release: 
31/07/2017

A landmark project to improve the lives of people living in cities in developing countries has been awarded £7 million.

Federal Department of Health Secretary Martin Bowles outlined his vision for the future of healthcare in Australia at The George Institute this week.

Xian Li is the Head of Statistics & Data Management at The George Institute China.  Today, let's listen to her profile story and step into her world.

Media release: 
18/07/2017

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded funds from UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to address the health challenge of stroke care in India and tackle salt consumption in China.

Media release: 
04/07/2017

It’s no wonder our waistlines are expanding. New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed Australians are eating ever bigger portions of foods laden in fat, sugar, and salt.

Media release: 
28/06/2017

One of the largest stroke rehabilitation trials ever undertaken has revealed family-led rehabilitation is ineffective.

Breastfeeding is not only healthy for babies, it may also help to reduce the mother's risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to new research published in today’s issue of Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The work is based on a large prospective cohort study of 300,000 adult women in China. 

Media release: 
22/06/2017

A trial involving more than 11,000 patients has revealed sitting up or lying flat after a stroke makes no difference to their recovery.

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