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As part of our 15-year anniversary celebrations, The George Institute recently held two events. The 2014 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival and the Rough Threads clothing charity drive gave many team members an opportunity to give back to the community.

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The top five physiotherapy myths have been publicly busted by the world’s largest physiotherapy clinical research website, which has examined common misconceptions and linked them to robust evidence that disproves these ideas.

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Researchers have started the world’s biggest trial looking at whether computer games, iPad apps and interactive games such as the Wii can help tens of thousands of Australians recover from falls, strokes and brain injuries.

Senior researchers from The George Institute for Global Health are being hailed as women leaders.

Professor Christine Jenkins leads the Respiratory Research Division at The George Institute for Global Health. She is featured as one of 14 of Australia's women leaders in The Climb - Conversations With Women In Power, by ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue.

On September 29, 2014, as part of this year’s World Heart Day activities, The George Institute for Global Health at Peking University Health Science Center initiated an event at its office building (Horizon Towers) to promote heart health knowledge. Cardiologist from Australia was also invited to participate in the event and communicate with the public.

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The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim today highlighted the economic impacts of the developing Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to healthcare and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic has said in a lecture in New Delhi.

An Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between The George Institute for Global Health – India and Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh seeks to further collaboration in the area of education and research for transformative health care.

An innovative project  from The George Institute for Global Health – India to address the mental health burden in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh secures GCC funding.