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Media release: 
15/11/2013

Road Safety is a top issue for poor countries, and more attention is needed in humanitarian responses like in the Philippines and Vietnam.

Media release: 
14/11/2013

Diabetes is a growing global epidemic killing 4 million people a year and costing $368 billion in healthcare. It affects 366 million people, a number set to increase to 550 million by 2030 if action is not taken.

A multi-disciplinary and international study aimed at exploring service models that provide integrated care to patients with both mental illness and cardiovascular diseases in China has received grants from US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Heart disease, Australia’s biggest killer needs to be managed lifelong in order to stop unnecessary and premature deaths, according to the newly established National Secondary Prevention Alliance. The Alliance met for the first on 2 November to start formulating a national action plan.

As the center coordinator at China International Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and the research coordinator at Primary Care and Population Health Program, Rong LUO is currently working on a project proposal about stroke rehabilitation with Professor Lijing L. YAN.

Media release: 
30/10/2013

A study aimed at exploring service models that provide integrated care to patients with both mental illness and cardiovascular diseases in China has received major funding from the US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

The George Institute has received over $8 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC) grants and fellowships.

This Tuesday is World Stroke Day, a reminder that one in six of us will have a stroke in our lifetime. Here the figures are equally alarming with 1.5 million people having a stroke each year, representing about 3,000 to 4,000 people having a stroke each day in India.

Event
Monday, 28 October, 2013 - 15:00 to 16:00

Seminar Room, The George Institute for Global Health at Peking University Health Science Center

Media release: 
23/10/2013

Kidney transplant is associated with catastrophic out-of-pocket expenditure in India and pushes the majority of patients who come for treatment to public hospitals into severe financial crisis.

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