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"As a clinician, I observed that a lot of people in poor areas suffer from heart diseases and diabetes. Both my parents who come from a humble background are also diabetic and have heart disease. I was under the impression that these are rich people’s diseases."

A recent training session held jointly by Chinese and Australian health experts is an opportunity to share knowledge across countries and develop the next generation of cardiovascular researchers in China.

Two major research grants awarded to teams at The George Institute for Global Health will significantly improve the lives of people with type 2 diabetes, in particular across India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and China. 

An international collaboration between Chinese and Indian researchers has developed new, more cost-effective ways to improve primary care and clinical outcomes in regions with limited resources.

Experts say more action is needed to reduce worldwide salt consumption after new research by The George Institute for Global Health found many countries are not meeting targets.

"I have always enjoyed working with older people. While I was studying occupational therapy at university, I worked at a large retirement village. Being 18 years of age, it was like having 92 grandparents!"

An Australian delegation has gone to Hyderabad, India for trade mission talks with Indian officials and business leaders, accompanied by Chief Operating Officer of The George Institute for Global Health, Tim Regan.

Researchers “optimistic” this finding is an important clue toward ultimately preventing childhood cancer.

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We must move beyond the din and noise of such news involving celebrities and address the real issues, says the George Institute for Global Health.  


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New research has found a gluten-free diet may not be the healthier food choice that many people think it is, with only obvious benefits to people with Coeliac disease.