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Event
Monday, 14 May, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:00

Marigold Hall, India Habitat Centre, New delhi

Dr Jenny Tran, seated front left, with the other Asian Women of Achievement Award winners

The George Institute's Dr Jenny Tran, a medical doctor, Rhodes scholar, and one of Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’, can now add Asian Women of Achievement award-winner to her list of accolades.

 
Event
Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042

Media release: 
19/04/2018

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering life-long disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests. 

Media release: 
18/04/2018

An innovative mobile device-based health app to enable people in India to access essential diabetes care has been launched by The George Institute for Global Health, India.

Media release: 
17/04/2018

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and The George Institute for Global Health have launched the FoodSwitch app which reveals how healthy or unhealthy a product is just by scanning its barcode with a smartphone. 

Media release: 
17/04/2018

Women in the United States who have experienced heart attacks are less likely than men to receive the high-intensity statins recommended to prevent further heart attacks and strokes, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Event
Wednesday, 11 April, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042

Media release: 
05/04/2018

Taxes on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco are a powerful response to rising rates of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date of evidence on expenditure, behaviour and socio-economic status, published today in The Lancet.

"Now, my work is to expand mHealth to a range of fields, such as electronic health, the health science and technology, and to promote the research of this area. We not only focus on how to develop a product, but also try to merge digital solution into the healthcare system and the management and prevention of diseases."

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