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Media release: 
28/02/2019
Smart ASHAs IDHS 2019

The role of frontline health care workers in providing last mile delivery to the doorstep of people in rural areas of the country received a roaring thumbs up in the Capital on Wednesday as some of the delegates to the International Digital Health Symposium 2019 met and interacted with four of these “doctor sahibas” from the community who are screening people in their villages for non-communicable disease risk.

Media release: 
19/02/2019

A study of more than 30,000 Americans since 2001 has revealed significant differences in management of heart disease risk between women and men. 

Media release: 
19/02/2019
Kidney disease funding

The George Institute has been awarded more than $5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to fund two new clinical trials.

Media release: 
08/02/2019
Enchanted study

The safety and potential benefit of a strategy to more intensively control blood pressure (BP) in patients who receive ‘clot-busting’ thrombolysis treatment for acute ischaemic stroke has been demonstrated in a large clinical trial led by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
06/02/2019
aboriginal child injury gap

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are almost twice as likely to be hospitalised for unintentional injuries such as falls, burns and poisoning than non-Aboriginal children, a new study has shown.

Media release: 
05/02/2019

A study of over 96,000 UK men and women, of average age 64.5 years, has found that those with chronic conditions are spending considerably less time on physical activity than their healthy peers, so are missing out on its health management benefits.  

Media release: 
07/01/2019

As the year 2018 draws to an end and we will soon embrace the year of Pig, The George Institute, China would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation for your continued trust and steady support for our research work.

Media release: 
19/12/2018
Dialysis Caregiver with Husband

[Image: Joan Rogerson and her husband Trevor]

Carers of people having dialysis suffer significant burden and poorer quality of life than the general population, a study by Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) and The George Institute for Global Health has found.

Media release: 
17/12/2018

On 9 December 2018. The George Institute for Global Health participated in the 2018 Shenzhen Sanming Project Obstetrics Summit, together with experts from academia, health services and industry, to discuss paths for innovation and development in the field of obstetrics.

Media release: 
13/12/2018

Researchers at The George Institute for Global Health were awarded research grants from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia to address the management of cardiovascular disease in China. 

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