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Media release: 
24/04/2019

A study of 1.4 million adults in England has found that the most socioeconomically deprived are 68% more likely to develop advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) than the least deprived, so experience poorer health outcomes and quality of life. 

Media release: 
23/04/2019

Limited access to essential medicines for treating chronic diseases is a major challenge in low and middle-income countries. Although India is the largest manufacturer of generic medicines, there is a paucity of information on availability, price and affordability of essential anti-cancer medicines used for treating childhood cancers. 

Media release: 
15/04/2019

A new treatment for people with diabetes and kidney disease reduced kidney failure rates by a third, according to a landmark study.

Media release: 
15/04/2019

Dr Vivekanand Jha took over as the President of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) today at the conclusion of the World Congress of Nephrology at Melbourne, Australia.

Media release: 
11/04/2019
NSES 2019

The first-ever National Symposium on Evidence Synthesis for Medicine, Public Health and Social Development (NSES 2019) organised by The George Institute for Global Health, India and the Campbell Collaboration in the Capital concluded on Friday with a clarion call to young researchers, knowledge brokers and policy-makers to work together to usher in the evidence revolution and ensure that the fields of public health, medicine and social development are informed by good science.

Media release: 
09/04/2019

Statement by A/Prof Karen Walker, Program Manager for Global Women’s Health, Australia in response to launch of National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030:

Media release: 
03/04/2019

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director of The George Institute, Australia:

Media release: 
02/04/2019

The George Institute for Global Health India, and the University of Oxford UK, jointly hosted two national stakeholder meetings, in New Delhi on 29th March 2019 and in Vijayawada on 1st April, to identify priorities and challenges to integrate screening and management of non-communicable diseases into maternal and child health services in India.

Media release: 
26/03/2019

The George Institute for Global Health continues to support the Close the Gap Campaign that takes a human rights-based approach to health equity and is appropriately led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Media release: 
26/03/2019

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director, The George Institute, Australia:  

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