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Non-communicable diseases claim 36 million lives annually and are preventable. This week in China local and international experts in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will convene on Thursday and Friday, May 24 and 25, in the historical city of Xi’an in Shaanxi Province, China, to discuss public health solutions and advise doctors, hospitals, and governments on strategies to prevent and control chronic disease in China.

Event
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012 - 11:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford

For people receiving health care for acute and persistent low-back pain, symptoms will improve significantly in the first six weeks, but pain and disability may linger even after one year, states a large study by The George Institute for Global Health, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

When Anushka accepted the position of Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute in 2001, she would have been completely unaware of the impact she was set to have at her new workplace. She commenced work on her PhD in the Institute’s cardiovascular division, focused on identifying the major cardiovascular risk factors in the Asia Pacific Region, work for which she received the University of Sydney’s Peter Bancroft Prize.

When Anushka accepted the position of Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute in 2001, she would have been completely unaware of the impact she was set to have at her new workplace. She commenced work on her PhD in the Institute’s cardiovascular division, focused on identifying the major cardiovascular risk factors in the Asia Pacific Region, work for which she received the University of Sydney’s Peter Bancroft Prize.

A small yet powerful team in the far west New South Wales town of Bourke has launched a campaign to raise awareness of key health and road safety issues in the area.

Event
Friday, 20 April, 2012 - 16:00

Room B 1301, Horizon Tower
No.6 Zhichun Rd, Haidian District, Beijing

“I first came to Australia in December 2009 to commence my studies and work at The George Institute. I returned to Brazil in July 2010 to marry my lovely wife Marcia, who is also a researcher, and came back to Australia with me to also work at The George. Living in different countries for almost seven months made me realize that life is meaningless when you live far away from those that you love the most”. 

Event
Tuesday, 3 April, 2012 - 16:30

The Ivy Room at Ivy
 320 George Street Sydney

Professor Anushka PatelA group that includes some of India’s finest health and medical research experts will convene this week in Hyderabad as members of the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) of The George Institute India.

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