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Media release: 
19/12/2018
Dialysis Caregiver with Husband

[Image: Joan Rogerson and her husband Trevor]

Carers of people having dialysis suffer significant burden and poorer quality of life than the general population, a study by Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) and The George Institute for Global Health has found.

Media release: 
12/12/2018

The George Institute for Global Health was awarded almost $12 million from the NHMRC today for research that will improve the lives of people with chronic kidney disease, septic shock and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)

Media release: 
12/12/2018

A new trial could transform the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and could benefit thousands of people in Australia.

Media release: 
03/12/2018

High profile brands could see their Health Star Rating (HSR) slashed as part of a review to make sure the system works for Australians, not just food companies.

Media release: 
29/11/2018

The Honourable Ken Wyatt AM, MP, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, Minister for Indigenous Health, spoke at The George Institute’s latest #GeorgeTalks Q and A event, hosted at Parliament House, Canberra.

Media release: 
13/11/2018

new report from The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation has found a single tablespoon of the average soy sauce contains 61 percent of our recommended daily salt intake

Media release: 
11/10/2018

Young adults classified as obese in Australia can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, according to a major new study.

Media release: 
17/09/2018

Australia’s health system is under strain and in urgent need of transformation to strengthen consumer-centred and community-based primary health services a new report has found.

Media release: 
10/09/2018

The number of people with sepsis in Australian intensive care units (ICUs) is 50% higher than previously reported. The report from Royal North Shore Hospital and The George Institute for Global Health also found death rates for sepsis had been underestimated by 10%, with around a third of patients with sepsis in ICUs losing their lives.

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).

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