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The George Institute has been awarded more than $18 million to improve the health of all Australians, in the latest round of funding from Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

The George Institute for Global Health is starting the next phase of its history by moving into 1 King Street, Newtown in Sydney. 

Professor Mark Woodward has been named as one of the world’s most highly cited researchers in the fields of the sciences and social sciences.

In a major initiative to tackle the growing burden of cardiovascular risk among the Indonesian population, the SMARThealth Extend study was launched at Pendopo Kabupaten Malang in Indonesia earlier last week by Yayuk Rendra Kresna, the Chairman of the Women’s Family Welfare Program in in the presence of 300 participants including 48 health cadres, 33 nurse coordinators from 33 Kecamatan or sub-districts, 33 Heads of Puskesmas, and 4 villages head government staff.

Meet Yanqing Wang, a Clinical Research Associate for the Primary Care and Population Health program at The George Institute, China. GI China is the place where she developed her interest in public health research and switched her career path.

The George Institute for Global Health has been awarded $4.5 million in the latest round of funding by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). These grants will go to a number of initiatives aimed at fighting the burden of non-communicable diseases in Australia and around the world.

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The George Institute’s lifesaving SMS program has been awarded $750,000 in this year’s Google Impact Challenge by a panel of judges including Lucy Turnbull, CSIRO chief executive Dr Larry Marshall, David Gonski and the worldwide head of, Jacquelline Fuller.

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The George Institute for Global Health has partnered with Cardio Union, a leading private Chinese healthcare organization focused on the prevention and treatment of cardiology conditions, to create the Heart Health Research Center (HHRC) to help address the growing burden of cardiovascular disease in China and around the world. 


Principal Director of The George Institute for Global Health, Professor Robyn Norton 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.

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​Public urged to vote for the project to win the People’s Choice Award.