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NSES 2019
Wednesday, 10 April, 2019 - 16:00 to Friday, 12 April, 2019 - 16:00

New Delhi, India

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

Q: What is your area of work and how does it help people lead healthier lives?

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.

Media release: 
05/02/2019

A study of over 96,000 UK men and women, of average age 64.5 years, has found that those with chronic conditions are spending considerably less time on physical activity than their healthy peers, so are missing out on its health management benefits.  

kidney treatment in south asia

Renal services in South Asia are characterized by increasing disease burden and a rapidly growing demand for service and research in the face of inadequate financial and manpower capacity. As a result, people mostly the poor suffering from kidney disease are not getting adequate treatment facilities in these countries.

Dexter Canoy

"My research on chronic disease draws on the UK Biobank resource, such as in using genetic data and imaging-based phenotyping of body composition to improve causal inference about associations between exposure and disease outcomes."

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