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On 4 October 2019, over 100 members of the University of Oxford gathered to highlight research being conducted into women’s health across all divisions, and explore the potential for a transdisciplinary approach to generate much-needed improvements in women’s and girls’ health and equality around the world.

Friday, 4 October, 2019 - 13:30 to 18:30
Oxford Martin School
34 Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BD
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SYDNEY, OCT 3 - The George Institute for Global Health will receive $902,000 to evaluate the best treatments for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage, it was announced today. 

This condition, which most commonly affects women aged 40 to 60, will lead to the death of one third of all people afflicted. More than half of those who survive will suffer permanent disability. This clinical trial will help doctors better manage patients with this condition.

Authored by Professor Goran Tomson, Distinguished Fellow, Thought Leadership program, The George Institute for Global Health.

Professor Goran Tomson is a leading voice in global health systems research. His remarkable career, first practicing medicine and later research in health system changes to improve quality of care, spans over thirty years and crosses countless borders. In this piece, he reflects on the developments he has observed in Global Health Systems Research and presents his perspectives on challenges and opportunities in the future.

Wednesday, 2 October, 2019 - 12:45 to 14:00

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

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SYDNEY, OCT 1 - Mr David Armstrong, current acting Chairman of the Board at The George Institute for Global Health, has been appointed to the role of Chairman, it was announced today.

Dr Clare Arnott is Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health and Staff Specialist cardiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.


Cardiovascular disease claims the most lives of any illness. Ahead of World Heart Day on September 29, we offer insights to debunk popular assumptions that affect advances in knowledge and improvements in health.

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SYDNEY, SEPT 27 - Salt sold in supermarkets and salt shakers in restaurants should be required to carry a front-of-pack, tobacco-style health warning, according to The World Hypertension League and leading international health organisations.

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New research on the salt content of sauces in China and the UK, led by Queen Mary University of London and The George Institute China, has produced the following findings: