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Media release: 
11/10/2018

Young adults classified as obese in Australia can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, according to a major new study.

Media release: 
06/10/2018

One of the premier medical journals in the world has profiled Professor Craig Anderson, Executive Director of The George Institute China, acknowledging him "a front runner in stroke research".

The George Institute, Australia, hosted on 4 October an in-depth Q and A conversation, Health in 21st Century Australia, between Greens Leader, Senator Richard Di Natale and Deputy Executive Director of The George Institute, Australia, Professor Bruce Neal. They discussed health priorities in modern Australia. Guests included healthcare professionals, advocates, policymakers, consumers and health researchers.

Media release: 
04/10/2018

The George Institute for Global Health India today hosted a showcase of its SMARThealth technology, designed to help community health workers identify and treat people at high risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.

Event
Thursday, 4 October, 2018 - 07:30

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

Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director of The George institute, Australia, has been appointed as President-Elect of The Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI).

Sensyne Health has acquired the SUPPORT-HF™ digital health software developed by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford. SUPPORT-HF has been designed to help patients and clinicians in managing heart failure and curate data for medical research using clinical Artificial Intelligence (AI).

The High level Symposium on Falls Prevention amongst Older People in China, co-organized by the National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevention (NCNCD) of China CDC and The George Institute China, was successfully held in Beijing on September 21, 2018.

by Professor Robyn Norton, Principal Director, The George Institute for Global Health

Media release: 
19/09/2018

On September 19 2018, the ‘Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS) Annual Meeting 2018’ was held in Qingdao. Over 50 participants joined the meeting to review progress on the study and exchange experiences. Those who attended the meeting included Principal Investigators from China and Australia, Project Coordinators from provincial study centers, and government officials from local Disease Control and Prevention Centers and Public Health Systems.

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