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More than a quarter of people who suffered an acute stroke under the age of 65 were back driving in under a month, contrary to Australian guidelines. 

Media release: 
27/04/2016

One in two Australians are eating more sugar than recommended, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Media release: 
21/04/2016

The George Institute for Global Health has joined health groups around the world calling on Coca-Cola and PepsiCo to stop marketing sugary drinks to children.

The inaugural edition of the BMJ Global Health, the newest in the renowned British Medical Journal family of publications, has been released under the leadership of editor-in-chief and George Institute PhD student Dr Seye Abimbola.

11 to 15 April 2016 marks the second Australia Week in China (AWIC) with the largest-ever business delegation from Australia, led by its Minister for Trade and Investment, visiting China and delivering eight sector-specific programs across a number of cities to highlight commercial opportunities underpinned by the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). 

Media release: 
08/04/2016

Australia’s healthcare system needs to be more transparent and accessible to put consumers at the centre of health decision making, according to a new report.

A study published by the TEXT ME team, led by Professor Clara Chow, has been highlighted as one of the most impactful publications in 2015.

A panel of health experts, academics and advocates have come together to discuss how we can innovate healthcare and create a truly consumer centred health system, at a joint breakfast forum held by The George Institute for Global Health and Consumers Health Forum of Australia.

Media release: 
04/04/2016

The announcement of an expert advisory board to guide the priorities and strategy for the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) has been welcomed by The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
01/04/2016

A new study published in The Lancet has revealed more people in the world are obese than underweight and that by 2025 around a fifth of all adults will be obese.

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