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Political leaders must embrace the need for changes and investment in our health system to create a consumer-centred and equitable 21st century health system.

This year's theme for International Women's Day, #BalanceforBetter, is about recognising that gender balance is not a women's issue, it's a societal one.

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th around the world every year, with thousands of events taking place throughout the month to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equity.

NCD Alliance George Institute Partnership

The George Institute for Global Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with the NCD Alliance (NCDA). The partnership will foster dialogue and dissemination of research on evidence-based policy interventions to address noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and promote knowledge sharing within the global health community.

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.

Take a look at our five most-read research stories in 2018:

The George Institute, Australia welcomes the Senate report on the obesity epidemic into Australia, released December 2018. The report has recommended a range of measures, including the establishment of a national obesity taskforce, that we support and would like to see greater investment in.

John Yu Oration 2018

On Wednesday 5 December 2018, The George Institute for Global Health community came together to celebrate the 2018 John Yu Medal awardee Mrs Gabi Hollows AO significant impact on ensuring access to the prevention and treatments for curable blindness.

Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director of The George Institute, Australia, takes on the role of President of The Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI).

The George Institute for Global Health presented research at the Safety 2018 World Conference on our drowning prevention projects in India and Bangladesh, on preventing falls for older people, and the Young Lives study.

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