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Event
Wednesday, 30 May, 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30

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

The prestigious Lund University Faculty of Medicine in Sweden has conferred an honorary doctorate to The George Institute’s Professor John Chalmers AC.

Event
Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00

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

The National Centre for Chronic and Non-communicable Disease Control and Prevention of Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCNCD, China CDC) and The George Institute for Global Health, Injury Division, have signed an expanded Memorandum of Understanding in Sydney that is set to shift the way the two countries manage and treat the burden of injury and chronic diseases throughout the region.

"Being a clinician was where it started for me, and I still am very motivated by working with women and their families, and making a difference day to day in my clinical work."

Media release: 
14/05/2018

A review of almost 50,000 Australian packaged foods has found the Health Star Rating (HSR) system provides sound dietary advice on more than 97% of products.

Congratulations to the two most recent graduates of The George Institute’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program, Dr Anne-Marie Eades and Dr Caroline Lukaszyk, who both graduated with PhDs as part of the University of Sydney’s graduation ceremonies on 30 April 2018.

Event
Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042

Dangerous levels of hidden salt in packaged foods – including bread – make it “almost impossible” to stay within safe limits for salt intake, fuelling an epidemic of high blood pressure and making it vital that families discuss heart health over meals.

Media release: 
19/04/2018

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering life-long disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests. 

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