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Media release: 
26/03/2019

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

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: 
21/03/2019

In a time of modern industrial revolution, a move towards more intelligent and efficient and effective models of care has become a consensus in the healthcare industry. SMARThealth, has not only brought about a near subversive change across the whole process of healthcare services, but has provides characteristics of application feasibility and value-add for clients and various stakeholders.

Media release: 
18/03/2019

There is a need for wide reforms across public and private healthcare providers if Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is to accelerate India towards its goal of universal health coverage (UHC).

Media release: 
14/03/2019

Coinciding with the World  Kidney Day which was observed on March 14 this year, the George Institute for Global Health has come up with a road map for achieving universal care for kidney diseases and has identified priority areas for kidney disease research, policy-making, and actions by the clinical community. 

Media release: 
05/03/2019
salty kid's fast food

New research has revealed the hidden toll that fast food kids’ meals can have on young children’s health. Some meals aimed at kids contain more than an entire day’s maximum recommended salt intake.

Media release: 
01/03/2019
KRIPA centre CKDu

With a view to providing better treatment and service to persons living with chronic kidney disease, the Andhra Pradesh Government with technical support from the George Institute for Global Health, India has established a Kidney Research Innovation and Patient Assistance Centre (KRIPA) at Palasa, Srikakulam District.

Media release: 
28/02/2019
reducing tuberculosis rates

New evidence from The George Institute for Global Health could help reduce rates of tuberculosis in Vietnam, and potentially worldwide.

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
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.

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