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Media release: 
01/07/2019

A culturally-appropriate depression screening tool for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples not only works, it should be rolled out across the country, according to a new study.

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.

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