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China’s past progress in healthcare and future opportunities can help not only the Chinese people live better and longer lives, but can also drive global advancements in healthcare delivery, said Josette Sheeran, President and CEO of the Asia Society, in a major speech in Beijing hosted by The George Institute for Global Health.

"The highlight is having the opportunity to travel to, meet and work with different communities. Learning more about Australian Aboriginal culture has been an incredible experience."

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Millions more Australians may now benefit from better control of blood pressure, following the release of new research in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

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Landmark research by The George Institute for Global Health has found that exercise can save lives, with an increase in the number of steps walked each day having a direct correlation with long term mortality.

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As the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) looks set to be ratified later this year, a new report has identified the healthcare sector as one of the key beneficiaries from the agreement.

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Dr Amanda Wang has been awarded the inaugural John Chalmers Post-Doctoral Fellowship at The George Institute for Global Health, to investigate acute kidney injury, supported by Servier.

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The question “What’s the fuss?” will ring out around Australia in weeks to come thanks to today’s launch of a new community-led campaign to promote the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and the importance of health and medical research to our nation’s future.

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Self-management could replace traditional supervised exercise programs for treating uncomplicated ankle fractures if new research conducted by The George Institute for Global Health is adopted as standard practice in Australia.

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World first research by The George Institute for Global Health has found paracetamol is safe for treating patients in intensive care and may even help them recover and leave hospital quicker.