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Media release: 
01/06/2019

Both financial and non-financial factors highlighted to improve policies aiming to retain ASHAs

Reflections from 'Building Collaborative Partnerships for Digital Health Initiatives across the Commonwealth and Beyond' - a Ministerial Side Meeting held during the 72nd Session of the World Health Assembly at Graduate Institute Geneva on 20 May 2019, Geneva, Switzerland.

The US based The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the 2019 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholars.

Media release: 
22/05/2019

On 18-19 May 2019, the China Conference of Maternal and Child Health, jointly organized by the China Preventive Medicine Association (CPMA), The George Institute for Global Health (TGI) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), was held in Beijing. With the theme focussed on the entire life cycle, safeguarding maternal and child health, more than 100 domestic and international experts in the fields of maternal and child health, reproductive health, vaccination and immunization, to name a few, attended and presented their research at the conference.

Media release: 
21/05/2019

A study of 93,000 UK adults with heart failure has revealed critical care shortcomings in diagnostic tests, drug prescriptions, and follow-up patterns, with women and those over 75 years of age disproportionately affected.

The expertise of The George Institute at conducting trials with global impact was recognised at The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance’s (ACTA) Clinical Trial of the Year Awards.

The George Institute was rewarded with being a finalist the trial of the year for the ADRENAL trial into septic shock. The statistical analysis for ADRENAL trial also won the STING award for statistical excellence.

ASHA community health worker

The article 'Hope of the health system, daughter- in-law of community: Reflections on India’s community health worker programme' is written by Dr Devaki Nambiar, Program Head – Health Systems and Equity, The George Institute for Global Health India and Ms Shreya Khaund

Emalie Sparks is a research dietitian at The George Institute for Global Health. Her research focuses on preventing chronic diseases at the population level through nutrition interventions, such as salt reduction and food policy strategies.

Prof John Myburgh doctorate of Science

The George Institute’s Professor John Myburgh has been awarded a Doctor of Science from UNSW Sydney for his outstanding contribution to the field of critical care and trauma.

Media release: 
09/05/2019

One of the major gaps in planning and implementing Injury related prevention strategies is the lack of realistic data on the exact nature and spectrum of injuries reported in our hospitals.

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