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Media release: 
12/12/2018

The George Institute for Global Health was awarded almost $12 million from the NHMRC today for research that will improve the lives of people with chronic kidney disease, septic shock and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)

Media release: 
12/12/2018

A new trial could transform the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and could benefit thousands of people in Australia.

Media release: 
10/12/2018

Underscoring the urgent need for countries like India to put women’s cancers on the map of the public health agenda, the Vice-Chancellor of UNSW Sydney, Prof Ian Jacobs today said India can benefit immensely from the global experience on screening and prevention in the area of ovarian and cervical cancers.

Media release: 
30/11/2018

On 30 November 2018, The George Institute of Global Health and Beijing Jishuitan Hospital successfully held a lecture on clinical medical research, using real research cases as evidence to jointly discuss issues regarding medical research, as well as new opportunities, ideas and methodologies that can be applied in the current study. More than 30 medical staff from internal and external of the hospital attended the lecture.

Media release: 
30/11/2018

Women in China have greater awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension than their male counterparts, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
29/11/2018

The Honourable Ken Wyatt AM, MP, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, Minister for Indigenous Health, spoke at The George Institute’s latest #GeorgeTalks Q and A event, hosted at Parliament House, Canberra.

Media release: 
20/11/2018

Machine learning – a field of artificial intelligence that uses statistical techniques to enable computer systems to ‘learn’ from data – can be used to analyse electronic health records and predict the risk of emergency hospital admissions, a new study from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
18/11/2018

On 18 November 2018, the academic forum, Healthcare, People and Media – Healthy China Initiative and the Multiple Approaches to Health Communication, organized by Peking University and The George Institute, China was successfully held in Beijing. Nearly 100 participants from the government, universities, media, hospitals, enterprises and public institutions joined the forum.

Media release: 
17/11/2018

On 17 November 2018, the Health Communication Workshop, organized by The School of Journalism and Communication of Peking University and supported by The George Institute China, was successfully held in Beijing. More than 50 participants from China government sectors, leading Universities, media and foundations joined the workshop.

Media release: 
13/11/2018

On 13 November 2018, a health research delegation led by Professor Alex Ademokun, Head of Global Health Research Programme of the Department of Health and Social Care in the UK, visited The George Institute China to discuss strategies and progress regarding the Action on Salt China (ASC) project together with multiple cooperative units of ASC.

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