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Media release: 
06/12/2017

The George Institute for Global Health has been awarded $4 million in the latest round of funding announced by Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Media release: 
03/11/2017

On 3 November 2017, on the 10th anniversary of the establishment of The George Institute, China (GI China), a symposium entitled ‘Innovations in Research and Health Care’ was successfully held in Beijing, organized by Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) and UNSW Sydney, with the technical support of GI China.  

Media release: 
03/11/2017

To celebrate 10 years of The George Institute for Global Health being established in China, the 2017 John Yu Oration celebratory event was hosted by The China-Australia Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Beijing on 3 November. Over 130 distinguished guests, including policymakers, members of the health and business sectors, and diplomats, academics and scientists participated.

Media release: 
01/11/2017

The George Institute (GI) for Global Health China has been invited by UNSW Sydney (the University of New South Wales) to participate in a mini-roadshow on 1 November, organized as part of the Torch High Technology Development Centre of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, to discuss innovations in digital health to improve the health of older people. 

Media release: 
15/10/2017

More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut by around a third.

Media release: 
12/10/2017

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests.

Media release: 
03/10/2017

It’s a 900-million-dollar industry taking over our supermarket aisles, but some ready meals contain more than an entire day’s worth of salt in a single serve and according to new research published today, they’re getting saltier.

 
Media release: 
22/09/2017

The results of two innovative Aboriginal road safety initiatives were launched at a special event at The George Institute for Global Health today.

Media release: 
05/09/2017

Migraine sufferers are being invited to take part in a trial in Sydney and the Gold Coast aimed at preventing these debilitating attacks.

Media release: 
30/08/2017

The George Institute for Global Health was celebrated at Australia’s most prestigious science awards tonight.

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