The George Institute For Global Health
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The George Institute for Global Health is starting the next phase of its history by moving into 1 King Street, Newtown in Sydney. 

Professor Mark Woodward has been named as one of the world’s most highly cited researchers in the fields of the sciences and social sciences.

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Young smokers are being sought for a ground breaking study to tackle one of the biggest burdens of disease in Australia and around the world.

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Regular weekly exercise could reduce the risk of older people suffering falls by almost 40 percent, new analysis by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed.

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Statement from Executive Director, The George Institute Australia, Professor Vlado Perkovic in response to the announcement of the Medical Research Future Fund strategy and priorities.

The George Institute for Global Health has been awarded $4.5 million in the latest round of funding by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). These grants will go to a number of initiatives aimed at fighting the burden of non-communicable diseases in Australia and around the world.

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The George Institute’s lifesaving SMS program has been awarded $750,000 in this year’s Google Impact Challenge by a panel of judges including Lucy Turnbull, CSIRO chief executive Dr Larry Marshall, David Gonski and the worldwide head of, Jacquelline Fuller.

"The opportunity to make a tangible difference to health outcomes, especially for people and communities that have inequitable access to health care, was the major driver for working at the George."

Representatives from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies recently took part in the ‘2016 APEC Women in STEM Forum’ to discuss meaningful participation of women in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

When you are diagnosed with a chronic disease, chances are you’ll have to manage it for the rest of your life. This means changing your lifestyle and taking medications as directed.