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Media release: 
05/02/2019

A study of over 96,000 UK men and women, of average age 64.5 years, has found that those with chronic conditions are spending considerably less time on physical activity than their healthy peers, so are missing out on its health management benefits.  

kidney treatment in south asia

Renal services in South Asia are characterized by increasing disease burden and a rapidly growing demand for service and research in the face of inadequate financial and manpower capacity. As a result, people mostly the poor suffering from kidney disease are not getting adequate treatment facilities in these countries.

Dexter Canoy

"My research on chronic disease draws on the UK Biobank resource, such as in using genetic data and imaging-based phenotyping of body composition to improve causal inference about associations between exposure and disease outcomes."

Media release: 
07/01/2019

As the year 2018 draws to an end and we will soon embrace the year of Pig, The George Institute, China would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation for your continued trust and steady support for our research work.

Media release: 
19/12/2018
Dialysis Caregiver with Husband

[Image: Joan Rogerson and her husband Trevor]

Carers of people having dialysis suffer significant burden and poorer quality of life than the general population, a study by Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) and The George Institute for Global Health has found.

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Media release: 
17/12/2018

On 9 December 2018. The George Institute for Global Health participated in the 2018 Shenzhen Sanming Project Obstetrics Summit, together with experts from academia, health services and industry, to discuss paths for innovation and development in the field of obstetrics.

Media release: 
13/12/2018

Researchers at The George Institute for Global Health were awarded research grants from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia to address the management of cardiovascular disease in China. 

Media release: 
30/11/2018

Suzhou, 30 November 2018. Discussion on the vision and progress of the Road to Hierarchical Diabetes Management at Primary Care Settings in China (ROADMAP) study, was undertaken at the 22nd National Academic Conference of the Chinese Diabetes Society.

Media release: 
12/12/2018

A new trial could transform the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and could benefit thousands of people in Australia.

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