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Wednesday, 4 December, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30
The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speakers: 

Yikuan Li and Shishir Rao, DPhil candidates, Deep Medicine programme, The George Institute for Global Health, UK 

20 years of saving lives

Working with The George Institute for 20 years, critical care physician Professor Simon Finfer has led transformational studies into intensive care to reduce mortality and shed light on one of the world’s most serious silent killers – sepsis.

20 years of building capacity

One of the key challenges to improving health care in low- and middle-income countries is strengthening the local healthcare workforce, says Associate Professor Rohina Joshi.

20 years of driving growth

Peter Burrows AO is one of the lesser known heroes of The George Institute. Without his passion for medical research and financial acumen, the Institute might never have been established.

Media release: 
18/11/2019
Health Star Rating five year review - Joint statement of public health and consumer groups

SYDNEY, NOV 18 - Leading public health and consumer groups welcome the outcomes of the Ministerial Forum as an important step in concluding the Health Star Rating (HSR) System Five Year Review. Health Stars are one of the key ways to ensure Australians can navigate supermarket shelves for the healthiest option. This is also a key measure to combat Australia’s escalating obesity rates and reduce diet-related death and disability. 

20 years of improving mental health

Originally trained as an epidemiologist, Professor Maree Hackett joined the Institute in 2005, completing her PhD soon after in a field that would remain her focus to this day – the effect of chronic diseases on mental health.

20 years of improving critical care

The George Institute's different approach to critical care research has not only saved countless lives, but also been highly cost-effective, says intensive care specialist and researcher Professor John Myburgh AO.

20 years of partnerships

Thanks to the foresight of the Institute’s founders, researchers like Professor David Peiris can today draw on a vast global network to help overcome some of the toughest health challenges at home – and overseas.

Prof. Norbert Berend

One of The George Institute’s greatest global contributions to health care has been reducing the cost of treatments, according to Professor Norbert Berend.

Media release: 
14/11/2019

SYDNEY, NOV 14 - Women are more likely to survive a stroke, but have worse disability and poorer quality of life afterwards compared to men, according to research published in the latest issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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