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China’s past progress in healthcare and future opportunities can help not only the Chinese people live better and longer lives, but can also drive global advancements in healthcare delivery, said Josette Sheeran, President and CEO of the Asia Society, in a major speech in Beijing hosted by The George Institute for Global Health.

In Beijing, on November 17, 2015, the China Center for mHealth Innovation (CCmHI) released a landscaping report on mobile health (mHealth) in China as an early step in helping Chinese policy makers navigate the mHealth space.

The research collaboration will explore lifestyle modification as a means to delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in women who have had diabetes in pregnancy (gestational diabetes) in India, Bangladesh and Srilanka.  

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Hundreds of millions of people worldwide could benefit from more intensive treatment to lower blood pressure, according to new research.

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The George Institute for Global Health will advance its goal of improving the health of millions of people worldwide, following the latest funding announcements from Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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Landmark research by The George Institute for Global Health has found that exercise can save lives, with an increase in the number of steps walked each day having a direct correlation with long term mortality.

Continuing the theme of “I am Woman”, the world Stroke campaign this year too aims to bring gender parity to the issue of stroke rehabilitation and medical care following the onset of stroke.

Mid-career journalists from across the country attended a training program here last week that armed them with critical appraisal skills for better public health reporting in their States. 

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As the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) looks set to be ratified later this year, a new report has identified the healthcare sector as one of the key beneficiaries from the agreement.

Dr Sanne Peters from The George Institute UK has been invited to speak at a major global conference in November aimed at identifying and tackling sex and gender issues in science, research and innovation.