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Media release: 
03/10/2019

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.

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

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

Media release: 
01/10/2019

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.

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. 

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