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Media release: 
15/04/2019

A new treatment for people with diabetes and kidney disease reduced kidney failure rates by a third, according to a landmark trial.

Media release: 
09/04/2019

Statement by A/Prof Karen Walker, Program Manager for Global Women’s Health, Australia in response to launch of National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030:

Media release: 
03/04/2019

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director of The George Institute, Australia:

Media release: 
26/03/2019

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director, The George Institute, Australia:  

Media release: 
26/03/2019

The George Institute for Global Health continues to support the Close the Gap Campaign that takes a human rights-based approach to health equity and is appropriately led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Media release: 
20/03/2019

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.

Media release: 
05/03/2019
salty kid's fast food

New research has revealed the hidden toll that fast food kids’ meals can have on young children’s health. Some meals aimed at kids contain more than an entire day’s maximum recommended salt intake.

Media release: 
28/02/2019
reducing tuberculosis rates

New evidence from The George Institute for Global Health could help reduce rates of tuberculosis in Vietnam, and potentially worldwide.

Media release: 
19/02/2019
Kidney disease funding

The George Institute has been awarded more than $5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to fund two new clinical trials.

Media release: 
06/02/2019
aboriginal child injury gap

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are almost twice as likely to be hospitalised for unintentional injuries such as falls, burns and poisoning than non-Aboriginal children, a new study has shown.

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