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Media release: 
21/03/2017

It’s a staple eaten by millions of Australians, but a new study has revealed the hidden levels of salt within our daily bread.

As a result of significant reductions in maternal and infant mortality over the past few decades, we have much to celebrate in terms of improving health outcomes for people around the world.

Media release: 
02/03/2017

A new report has highlighted a gender divide in the screening of patients for cardiovascular disease – Australia’s number one killer.

Media release: 
01/03/2017

A new report from The University of Wollongong and The George Institute for Global Health has outlined a series of recommendations to break down the barriers preventing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from gaining their driver licence.

The American Heart Association’s renowned journal Circulation has interviewed The George Institute for Global Health’s Chief Scientist, Professor Anushka Patel, in a special edition focusing on women and heart disease.

‘It is important to me to be a role model, an example of a strong resilient Aboriginal woman who can achieve anything she sets her mind to.’

Friend of The George Institute for Global Health, June Oscar AO (pictured above, right), will become Australia’s new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner starting in April.

Migraine sufferers are being invited to take part in the trial of a new treatment aimed at preventing these debilitating attacks.

Dr Kate Hunter, Senior Research Fellow in the Injury Division at The George Institute, has been awarded a prestigious Early-Mid Career Fellowship from NSW Health for her work in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Media release: 
02/02/2017

Commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat back pain provide little benefit, but cause side effects, according to new research from The George Institute for Global Health.

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