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The 2019 Women and Heart Disease Forum was held in Sydney on 19 June, presented by the National Heart Foundation in collaboration with The George Institute for Global Health.

Event
Wednesday, 19 June, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Event
Wednesday, 19 June, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

Roundhouse, University of New South Wales,
Anzac Parade, Kensington NSW 2052

Media release: 
18/06/2019

Recently, by invitation of Professor Fuster, Chief Editor of 'Journal of the American College of Cardiology' (JACC), the research team of Professors Changsheng Ma and Du Xin of Beijing Anzhen Hospital, and Professors Craig Anderson and Anushka Patel of the George Institute for Global Health, jointly undertook a review of the cardiovascular disease in China and proposed that strengthening the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and capacity building of community health service centers, as the only ways to solve the challenges of the rapidly increasing burden of cardiovascular disease in China.

The right to health and the obligations of countries worldwide were the focus of the latest George Talks event at The George Institute for Global Health.

Professor Gorik Ooms, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, presented: ‘Health security and the right to health: friends and foes’ and began by explaining human rights as a concept; that one cannot have a right if there is no corresponding obligation.

He stated that a person’s right to health was based on a reasonable expectation that society will intervene.

He said:

Event
Monday, 17 June, 2019 - 13:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
13/06/2019

From June 10th to 12th 2019, The George Institute China was invited to participate in the inaugural Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia.

Media release: 
10/06/2019

Second comics engagement workshop in the city draws out the “activist artist” in community members. 

Yuewen Sun is a research assistant under the Nutrition and Lifestyle Program. Let us hear her thoughts about preventing non-communicable diseases through the primary school salt reduction program.

Media release: 
11/06/2019

Half of all adults and a third of children with asthma are missing out on essential treatment due to out-of-pocket costs, a new study has found.

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