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Deputy Director Professor Bruce Neal appeared before the Senate Select Committee on behalf of The George Institute for Global Health to discuss solutions to the growing epidemic.

Event
Wednesday, 1 August, 2018 - 09:30

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

The George Institute Australia, has hosted a special in-depth conversation between The Hon. Catherine King MP, Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare, facilitated by Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director of The George Institute Australia, on the future of healthcare in Australia. Over 150 stakeholders convened from across the healthcare sector to listen to Labour’s plan for a healthy Australia. In her remarks, Ms King focused on the importance of addressing the growing burden of chronic disease in Australia, primary care reform and health equity.

Event
Tuesday, 24 July, 2018 - 07:30 to 09:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
20/07/2018

A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly raises the risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.

Researchers from The George Institute also found diabetes conferred an additional risk for women, compared to men, for leukaemia and cancers of the stomach, mouth and kidney, but less risk for liver cancer.

Media release: 
17/07/2018

The CREDENCE trial, investigating a breakthrough treatment for chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes, has been ended early after benefit was demonstrated at an interim analysis.

The George Institute welcomes the report An India Economic Strategy to 2035: Navigating from potential to delivery authored by Mr Peter N Varghese AO for the Australian Government.

Event
Thursday, 12 July, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
11/07/2018

Improved added sugar labelling across all packaged foods would help guide Australians to healthier food choices, according to The George Institute for Global Health.

Staff at The George Institute Australia celebrated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at its annual NAIDOC celebration on July 10, 2018. Celebrations included a performance by the Wodi Wodi group, a bush tucker luncheon by Sandpiper Catering, bush medicine demonstration by Chris Moore and a live art installation from Saltwater Dreamtime.

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