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Thursday, 4 October, 2018 - 07:30

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

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.

Lisa Dillon joined the George Institute in May 2016 as a PhD Candidate with the Injury Division. Lisa is also an Orientation and Mobility Specialist, teaching individuals of all ages with vision impairment to travel safely, confidently and independently in their environment. Previously, Lisa has worked with adults who have sustained injury due to workplace incidents return to work and remain independent. 

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).

Media release: 
15/08/2018

A new low dose three in one pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure is treated around the world. 

A trial led by The George Institute for Global Health revealed that most patients – 70 per cent – reached blood pressure targets with the ‘Triple Pill’, compared to just over half receiving normal care.

Media release: 
14/08/2018

Four researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded prestigious fellowships in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

"I am a research assistant and PhD candidate, currently conducting research looking at gender differences in dietary intake and health outcomes at a population level, to identify if there is a need for gender sensitive food policy."

Media release: 
14/08/2018

Draft salt targets for food manufacturers are welcome but regular monitoring is key to success, the Heart Foundation, VicHealth and The George Institute for Global Health said today.

Media release: 
10/08/2018

Federal Health Minister, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has announced an $18 million investment into women’s health research as the first step towards the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020 – 2030.

New South Wales Minister for Health and Medical Research The Hon Brad Hazzard has announced Ellen Medical Devices, the developer of The George Institute’s affordable dialysis system, as a recipient of a grant from the 2018 NSW Medical Devices Fund.

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