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

CVD

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.

Media release: 
27/09/2019

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.

Media release: 
24/09/2019

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: 

Keziah Bennett- Brook is the Manager of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program at The George Institute for Global Health Australia.

Media release: 
23/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 23 - The George Institute was today announced as one of 13 Australian organisations to receive an Athena SWAN Bronze Institution Award for its work in advancing gender equity and diversity as part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative. 

Mental Health

Mental health problems are some of the most challenging areas of health, but there are steps we can take to ensure they get the necessary attention – and a place within Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Ahead of the UN High-Level Meeting on UHC being held on 23 September, Prof Shekhar Saxena, Distinguished Fellow of The George Institute for Global Health and past Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at World Health Organisation explains why we need to remember the ‘five I’s’ to support implementation.

Media release: 
19/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 19 - The George Institute and social enterprise arm George Clinical have been listed as Finalists in the 2019 Premier's NSW Export Awards, announced in Sydney last night.

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health in Oxford and Sydney presented noteworthy new findings at this year’s European Society of Cardiology Congress in Paris.

Media release: 
17/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 17 - Half of Australians are living with a chronic illness. A new research-based online test can predict your chances of developing some of the biggest killers: heart disease, kidney disease and diabetes – all of which are largely preventable.

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