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Media release: 
18/06/2019

Recently, by invitation of Professor Fuster, Chief Editor of 'Journal of the American College of Cardiology' (JACC), the research team of Professors Changsheng Ma and Du Xin of Beijing Anzhen Hospital, and Professors Craig Anderson and Anushka Patel of the George Institute for Global Health, jointly undertook a review of the cardiovascular disease in China and proposed that strengthening the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and capacity building of community health service centers, as the only ways to solve the challenges of the rapidly increasing burden of cardiovascular disease in China.

Media release: 
13/06/2019

From June 10th to 12th 2019, The George Institute China was invited to participate in the inaugural Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia.

Media release: 
11/06/2019

Half of all adults and a third of children with asthma are missing out on essential treatment due to out-of-pocket costs, a new study has found.

Media release: 
10/06/2019

Second comics engagement workshop in the city draws out the “activist artist” in community members. 

Media release: 
01/06/2019

Both financial and non-financial factors highlighted to improve policies aiming to retain ASHAs

Media release: 
22/05/2019

On 18-19 May 2019, the China Conference of Maternal and Child Health, jointly organized by the China Preventive Medicine Association (CPMA), The George Institute for Global Health (TGI) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), was held in Beijing. With the theme focussed on the entire life cycle, safeguarding maternal and child health, more than 100 domestic and international experts in the fields of maternal and child health, reproductive health, vaccination and immunization, to name a few, attended and presented their research at the conference. Over 1,700 people from all levels of maternal and child healthcare, medical and physical examination institutions as well as community (township) health service centres, disease control institutions, medical colleges and research institutes, attended the conference.

Media release: 
21/05/2019

A study of 93,000 UK adults with heart failure has revealed critical care shortcomings in diagnostic tests, drug prescriptions, and follow-up patterns, with women and those over 75 years of age disproportionately affected.

Media release: 
09/05/2019

One of the major gaps in planning and implementing Injury related prevention strategies is the lack of realistic data on the exact nature and spectrum of injuries reported in our hospitals.

Media release: 
01/05/2019

Salt intake continues to be high in many countries across the world including India. New studies of salt intake levels from thirteen countries, including India, showed salt intake in all countries is well above the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation of less than 5 gram per day. The implementation of population-based salt reduction strategies remains a challenge in many low and middle-income countries.

Media release: 
30/04/2019
Food supply report

New research has revealed Woolworths is the healthiest major supermarket in Australia when it comes to ‘own-label’ foods according to the FoodSwitch: The State of the Food Supply report.

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