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Emalie Sparks is a research dietitian at The George Institute for Global Health. Her research focuses on preventing chronic diseases at the population level through nutrition interventions, such as salt reduction and food policy strategies.

Prof John Myburgh doctorate of Science

The George Institute’s Professor John Myburgh has been awarded a Doctor of Science from UNSW Sydney for his outstanding contribution to the field of critical care and trauma.

Media release: 
09/05/2019

One of the major gaps in planning and implementing Injury related prevention strategies is the lack of realistic data on the exact nature and spectrum of injuries reported in our hospitals.

Event
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speaker: 

Professor Hiddo Lambers Heerspink

Event
Donna Green: Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 - 13:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

George Institute PhD graduates

[Left to Right – Hueiming Liu, Jacqui Webster, Kathy Trieu, Stephen Jan, Jan Shanthosh]

Media release: 
01/05/2019

Salt intake continues to be high in many countries across the world including India. New studies of salt intake levels from thirteen countries, including India, showed salt intake in all countries is well above the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation of less than 5 gram per day. The implementation of population-based salt reduction strategies remains a challenge in many low and middle-income countries.

Event
Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
30/04/2019
Food supply report

New research has revealed Woolworths is the healthiest major supermarket in Australia when it comes to ‘own-label’ foods according to the FoodSwitch: The State of the Food Supply report.

The George Institute for Global Health has been awarded more than $900,000 from the Medical Research Futures Fund (MRFF) to conduct a new stroke study.

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