The George Institute for Global Health was awarded almost $12 million from the NHMRC today for research that will improve the lives of people with chronic kidney disease, septic shock and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)
Medhavi Gupta is a PhD student, currently undertaking her research at The George Institute for Global Health, Injury division. Her research focus is on drowning prevention, in particular, the development and evaluation of drowning reduction programs in Bangladesh and India.
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.
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.
The Honourable Ken Wyatt AM, MP, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, Minister for Indigenous Health, spoke at The George Institute’s latest #GeorgeTalks Q and A event, hosted at Parliament House, Canberra.
The Chief Medical Officer of Australia, Professor Brendan Murphy, highlighted the challenges of meeting the global non-communicable disease (NCD) targets needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), saying there is strong commitment from all Australian governments to increase the national effort in addressing NCDs, in particular by implementing a number of strategic action plans that have been completed or are in development.