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Media release: 
11/06/2019

Half of all adults and a third of children with asthma are missing out on essential treatment due to out-of-pocket costs, a new study has found.

Media release: 
30/05/2019

Shoppers understand and like the front of pack nutrition guide – Australia’s Health Star Rating (HSR). However, it is still only being displayed on around a third of packaged foods. The assessment that was published today also found that that the display is mostly on packaged foods those that score at the upper end of the five star scale.

Media release: 
30/04/2019
Food supply report

New research has revealed Woolworths is the healthiest major supermarket in Australia when it comes to ‘own-label’ foods according to the FoodSwitch: The State of the Food Supply report.

Media release: 
09/04/2019

Statement by A/Prof Karen Walker, Program Manager for Global Women’s Health, Australia in response to launch of National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030:

Media release: 
03/04/2019

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director of The George Institute, Australia:

Media release: 
26/03/2019

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director, The George Institute, Australia:  

Media release: 
26/03/2019

The George Institute for Global Health continues to support the Close the Gap Campaign that takes a human rights-based approach to health equity and is appropriately led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Media release: 
20/03/2019

Political leaders must embrace the need for changes and investment in our health system to create a consumer-centred and equitable 21st century health system.

Media release: 
05/03/2019
salty kid's fast food

New research has revealed the hidden toll that fast food kids’ meals can have on young children’s health. Some meals aimed at kids contain more than an entire day’s maximum recommended salt intake.

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