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.
Technology-enabled screening and assessment of cardio-vascular risk by village level health workers, coupled with a referral and treatment system involving doctors in primary health centres, has considerable scope of ensuring that people in rural areas have a heart that can stay healthy for a longer time, a new study by the George Institute for Global Health India has found.
"Injury and trauma are among the leading causes of death and disability among adults, particularly in the developing world. Insights from the studies I am involved in will drive improvement in outcomes in low and middle income country setting like India."
One of the major research focuses of The George Institute’s Professor Cathie Sherrington is how to encourage and motivate people with disabilities to take part in sport. Participation in sport can enhance health and wellbeing, as well as maximising physical capacity for people with disabilities.