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Media release: 
29/08/2018

The George Institute for Global Health has been ranked the top independent research organisation in Australia, and come in at 33rd overall in the world.

The review of the world’s non-university and non-commercial research organisations was produced for Times Higher Education and is based on field-weighted citation impact (FWCI).

Media release: 
15/08/2018

A new low dose three in one pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure is treated around the world. 

A trial led by The George Institute for Global Health revealed that most patients – 70 per cent – reached blood pressure targets with the ‘Triple Pill’, compared to just over half receiving normal care.

Media release: 
14/08/2018

Four researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded prestigious fellowships in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

"I am a research assistant and PhD candidate, currently conducting research looking at gender differences in dietary intake and health outcomes at a population level, to identify if there is a need for gender sensitive food policy."

Media release: 
14/08/2018

Draft salt targets for food manufacturers are welcome but regular monitoring is key to success, the Heart Foundation, VicHealth and The George Institute for Global Health said today.

Media release: 
10/08/2018

Federal Health Minister, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has announced an $18 million investment into women’s health research as the first step towards the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020 – 2030.

New South Wales Minister for Health and Medical Research The Hon Brad Hazzard has announced Ellen Medical Devices, the developer of The George Institute’s affordable dialysis system, as a recipient of a grant from the 2018 NSW Medical Devices Fund.

Media release: 
09/08/2018

The George Institute welcomes the closure of the ‘as prepared’ loophole as a step forward in ensuring healthier food choices for all Australians. 

Media release: 
09/08/2018

Food giants including PepsiCo, Mondelez and General Mills are failing to use Health Star Ratings (HSR) across any of their packaged food products, according to the results of a new study.

Director of Research Strategy and Services, Peter Dolnik, represented The George Institute at an important roundtable discussion as part of the Inquiry into Australia’s Research Funding on 7 August in Sydney.

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