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The prestigious Lund University Faculty of Medicine in Sweden has conferred an honorary doctorate to The George Institute’s Professor John Chalmers AC.

Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00

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

While few, if any, would dispute the importance of paying attention to health inequalities in the process of health reform, in practice, this has proven to be difficult. Thus, even as equity and equality are pivotal aspects of universal health coverage, there is less clarity on how to systematically identify those who are being left out, which is the first in ensuring that they no longer are.

"Being a clinician was where it started for me, and I still am very motivated by working with women and their families, and making a difference day to day in my clinical work."

Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of premature death and disability in India. Since access to health services is poor in rural India and Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) are available throughout India for maternal and child health, a potential solution for improving hypertension control is by utilising this available workforce.

Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 - 09:30

Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Monday, 14 May, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:00

Marigold Hall, India Habitat Centre, New delhi

Dr Jenny Tran, seated front left, with the other Asian Women of Achievement Award winners

The George Institute's Dr Jenny Tran, a medical doctor, Rhodes scholar, and one of Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’, can now add Asian Women of Achievement award-winner to her list of accolades.

Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042

Media release: 

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering life-long disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests.