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Event
Balance for Better breakfast discussion
Thursday, 7 March, 2019 - 07:30

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

Event
Monday, 4 March, 2019 - 12:45

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

Media release: 
19/02/2019
Kidney disease funding

The George Institute has been awarded more than $5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to fund two new clinical trials.

Media release: 
06/02/2019
aboriginal child injury gap

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are almost twice as likely to be hospitalised for unintentional injuries such as falls, burns and poisoning than non-Aboriginal children, a new study has shown.

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

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

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)

Medhavi Gupta is a PhD student, currently undertaking her research at The George Institute for Global Health, Injury division. Her research focus is on drowning prevention, in particular, the development and evaluation of drowning reduction programs in Bangladesh and India.

The George Institute, Australia welcomes the Senate report on the obesity epidemic into Australia, released December 2018. The report has recommended a range of measures, including the establishment of a national obesity taskforce, that we support and would like to see greater investment in.

John Yu Oration 2018

On Wednesday 5 December 2018, The George Institute for Global Health community came together to celebrate the 2018 John Yu Medal awardee Mrs Gabi Hollows AO significant impact on ensuring access to the prevention and treatments for curable blindness.

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