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Thursday, 15 March, 2018 - 14:45 to 16:00

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Newtown, NSW 2024

Media release: 
14/03/2018

A sausage in bread could be considered Australia’s national dish. But with Australians wolfing down 1.1 billion snags a year, containing 1500 tonnes of salt, it’s putting our health at risk.

Media release: 
12/03/2018

An Australian-first study by Cancer Council NSW has revealed that kilojoule content in foods from some of Australia’s top fast food chains have remained the same since menu labelling became compulsory in 2012, despite rising obesity rates. 

The George Institute for Global Health proudly supports a new report, “Kidney Disease in Women: A Call to Action,” calling for targeted gender specific treatment and interventions.

This International Women’s Day, Namrata Nath Kumar presses for progress.

 

The George Institute congratulates the Australian Government today on its announcement of new initiatives to improve the health of women in Australia.

This International Women’s Day, Jan Muhunthan presses for progress.

Women with bigger waists relative to their hips face a proportionately greater risk of experiencing a heart attack than men who have a similar ‘apple shape’. US TV show TODAY talks about our new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.

Media release: 
01/03/2018

Nestle announced today the removal of its controversial 4.5 Health Star Rating for Milo pending the outcome of the Federal Government’s review of the HSR system.

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