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Media release: 
03/09/2019

OXFORD, SEPT 3, Research published in JAMA Cardiology today presents new evidence that might explain why the prognosis of heart failure patients has improved so little over the past decade.

Media release: 
04/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 4 - Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded almost $6m in Investigator Grants in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Media release: 
06/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 6 - A new meta-analysis published in Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology today has found that SGLT2 inhibitors can reduce the risk of dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease in people with type 2 diabetes.

Media release: 
29/08/2019

SYDNEY, AUG 29 - Professor Bruce Neal has been appointed to the position of Executive Director, The George Institute Australia, effective September 1. 

Media release: 
29/08/2019

SYDNEY, AUG 29 - An Australian-developed mobile app supported system that helps health systems identify and better manage people at high risk of cardiovascular disease has been shown to improve the use of appropriate medications and lower blood pressure in rural Indonesian communities.

Media release: 
26/08/2019

The George Institute for Global Health has been awarded $3.5 million from the GACD NHMRC Research Grants to tackle diabetes and hypertension.

Media release: 
26/08/2019

On August 25 2019, the 5th ‘Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS)’ annual meeting was held in Dalian. Over 60 investigators participated in the meeting to review progress of the trial and share experiences and insights.

Media release: 
26/08/2019

Women and children, particularly girls, face a vicious cycle of exclusion from civil registration, according to a new report by the Centre of Excellence for CRVS. Lack of birth registration leaves children vulnerable throughout their lives as they don’t have evidence of basic identification information such as name or age.

On Thursday the 22th of August 2019, The George Institute for Global Health community came together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of John Yu Oration & Medal.

This year the honour was awarded to our Chief Scientist and Vice Principal Director, Professor Anushka Patel.

Media release: 
21/08/2019
healthiest foods

It turns out that British food isn’t that terrible, after all. A global survey has found that when it comes to having the healthiest packaged foods and drinks, the UK tops the charts, with the USA in 2nd place and Australia coming in at 3rd.

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