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Event
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speaker: 

Professor Hiddo Lambers Heerspink

Event
Donna Green: Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 - 13:00

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

George Institute PhD graduates

[Left to Right – Hueiming Liu, Jacqui Webster, Kathy Trieu, Stephen Jan, Jan Shanthosh]

Media release: 
01/05/2019

Salt intake continues to be high in many countries across the world including India. New studies of salt intake levels from thirteen countries, including India, showed salt intake in all countries is well above the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation of less than 5 gram per day. The implementation of population-based salt reduction strategies remains a challenge in many low and middle-income countries.

Event
Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

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

Media release: 
30/04/2019
Food supply report

New research has revealed Woolworths is the healthiest major supermarket in Australia when it comes to ‘own-label’ foods according to the FoodSwitch: The State of the Food Supply report.

The George Institute for Global Health has been awarded more than $900,000 from the Medical Research Futures Fund (MRFF) to conduct a new stroke study.

Statement by The George Institute for Global Health for the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage: Multistakeholder Hearing on 29 April 2019. 

Media release: 
23/04/2019

Limited access to essential medicines for treating chronic diseases is a major challenge in low and middle-income countries. Although India is the largest manufacturer of generic medicines, there is a paucity of information on availability, price and affordability of essential anti-cancer medicines used for treating childhood cancers. 

For the first time, the World Health Organisation’s World Health Statistics have this year been disaggregated by sex. This is an important step forward in the drive to identify and understand gender inequalities, and one that is to be welcomed wholeheartedly.

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