News and Events

Release date: 
27/11/2014

Researchers have found a promising new way to help Australians reduce the amount of salt they eat. 

The HCF Research Foundation and The George Institute for Global Health (TGI) have embarked on an innovative partnership to help improve Australia’s research capability in the vital area of health services.

Release date: 
16/11/2014

People with kidney failure undergoing dialysis will see little difference to their overall quality of life if they undergo extra hours of dialysis, a new study has found.

Release date: 
16/11/2014

The first physical signs patients are developing kidney disease can be reversed if patients cut their salt intake, new research has found.

Carrie Deane can’t remember anything from the night she was struck by an oncoming car, but the injuries she sustained would take well over five years to heal.

Emma is a Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute and a conjoint Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney. Emma is an epidemiologist with over 10 years’ experience in health related research.

Release date: 
10/11/2014

George Institute for Global Health is implementing a family-led home-based stroke rehabilitation programme that has potential to reduce the cost of stroke rehabilitation in India 

Release date: 
10/11/2014

One of the world’s largest mobile chip manufacturers and an Australian-based global health research institute have set up a new research centre in China aimed at making an international contribution to mobile health (mHealth) innovation.

Release date: 
10/11/2014

Wireless networks now reach over 80 per cent of India’s population and therefore SMART Health India has the potential to revolutionise the delivery of essential healthcare to those who previously had little or no access.

The George Institute today issues the #3 eNewsletter. In this issue, highlighted news include The George Institute meeting with President of the World Bank Group, the $2m partnership with Telstra Health, paracetamol is not effective to treat back pain.

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