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For co-founder and Principal Director Professor Stephen MacMahon AO, The George Institute has always been about finding affordable, scalable solutions for the world’s biggest health problems. 

Prof. Robyn Norton

The George Institute has sought to be at the forefront of addressing the global burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries for the last 20 years, says co-founder and Principal Director Professor Robyn Norton AO.

Media release: 
31/10/2019

SUVA, OCT 31 - His Excellency, the President of Fiji, Major-General (Ret'd) Jioji Konrote, today launched the FoodSwitch Fiji app, a mobile based application, that allows phones to scan barcodes on food products and provide easy to understand nutrition information and suggestions for healthier alternatives. 

Media release: 
30/10/2019

SYDNEY, OCT 30 - A device that minimises bed sores by automatically monitoring and turning bedridden patients; a portable, ultra-efficient microscope for the rapid detection of communicable diseases; and an affordable device to save the lives of people with heart failure – these and other innovative health solutions will be showcased to investors today at the Powerhouse Museum.

Dr Candice Delcourt is a Senior Research Fellow at The George Insititue for Global Health, leads neurology program at The George Insitute and a clinical neurologist. 

Event
Thursday, 24 October, 2019 - 14:00 to 17:30

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

Media release: 
24/10/2019

New research in over 423,000 UK adults has revealed that the health implications of obesity extend much further than diabetes and heart disease, increasing the risk of death from diseases of the kidneys, lungs and liver.

Event
Wednesday, 23 October, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

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

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