Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded funds from UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to address the health challenge of stroke care in India and tackle salt consumption in China.
Sepsis, one of the most prevalent but misdiagnosed, deadly diseases has been established as a global priority by the World Health Assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Two of Australia’s biggest medical research organisations, the University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) and The George Institute for Global Health, have entered a new strategic partnership to dramatically boost medical research in Australia and overseas which will contribute to the kind of high impact insights and outcomes that will transform lives around the world.
South Africa is on track to meet mandatory salt targets, according to analysis of more than 11,000 packaged foods. But, the study by The George Institute for Global Health found many commonly eaten products including bread, sausages and crisps still contained high levels of salt just months before the new limits were introduced in 2016.