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Media release: 
11/12/2017

The NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research, The Honourable Brad Hazzard MP, visited The George Institute, China on 7 December with a health and medical delegation led by the Minister in China as part of the NSW-Guangdong Joint Economic Meeting (JEM) on 5 December. The Secretary of NSW Health, Elizabeth Koff, and Special Envoy to China, Dr Jim Harrowell AM also attended.

Media release: 
21/11/2017
heart failure

The number of people being diagnosed with heart failure in the UK continues to rise as a result of demographic changes common to many developed countries, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford suggests.

Media release: 
13/11/2017

Treatments commonly used to prevent acute kidney failure and its complications arising from common angiography procedures make no difference to health outcomes, a major new study has found.

Media release: 
03/11/2017

On 3 November 2017, on the 10th anniversary of the establishment of The George Institute, China (GI China), a symposium entitled ‘Innovations in Research and Health Care’ was successfully held in Beijing, organized by Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) and UNSW Sydney, with the technical support of GI China.  

Media release: 
18/10/2017

For the first time, a strong link has been established between high blood pressure and the most common heart valve disorder in high-income countries, by new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.

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12/10/2017

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests.

Media release: 
11/10/2017

On 11th October, 2017, the Launch event of ASC Programme – NIHR Global Health Research Unit Action on Salt China – was successfully held in Beijing.

Media release: 
30/08/2017

The George Institute for Global Health was celebrated at Australia’s most prestigious science awards tonight.

Media release: 
23/08/2017

Australian convenience cooking sauces may be quick and easy but come at a high cost to health, according to new research1 released today by The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation.

Media release: 
09/08/2017

On 4th August, China's Department of Maternal and Child Health of National Health and Family Planning Commission (Department of MCH, NHFPC) and United Nations Population Fund China Office (UNFPA China) held the symposium on "Women’s health through life course and empowerment" successfully in Beijing, which was also jointly co-organized by the National Office for Maternal and Child Health Surveillance and The George Institute, China (TGI China).  

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