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Women with coronary heart disease are less likely to achieve treatment targets than men, finds a study published by the journal Heart today.

"My work focuses on how to prevent unintentional injuries, particularly in resource-strapped countries. There are plenty of interventions that could save lives. I don’t really like referring to ‘accidents’, because it makes them sound inevitable, which they are not; they are predictable and therefore preventable."

The George Institute for Global Health, India, in collaboration with the Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights and the School of Public Health, PGIMER, has launched #EatLessSalt, a “Salt Literacy Campaign” in schools of the city of Chandigarh. The campaign aims to spread awareness and sensitize school children and their families on the harmful effects of excess salt in our diet.

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30/08/2017

The George Institute for Global Health was celebrated at Australia’s most prestigious science awards tonight.

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23/08/2017

Australian convenience cooking sauces may be quick and easy but come at a high cost to health, according to new research1 released today by The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation.

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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.

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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.

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