The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

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The George Institute for Global Health today announced a significant recruitment as part of an ongoing effort to broaden its global reach and impact on the provision of sustainable healthcare for the 21st Century beyond its traditional Australia and Asia-Pacific focus. John McCaffrey, Executive Director, Commercial and Fundraising Director of the UK Labour Party will join The George Institute as Director of Global Development, based in London.

Perception of uncertainty about the effects of salt reduction has allowed the food industry to get away without legislation at the cost of millions of easily-avoided deaths, says an Australian review.

A new global study that used Australian patients has cast doubt on the usefulness of induced hypothermia to treat unconscious survivors who have a heart attack outside hospital.

On 22 and 23 November 2013, hundreds of people came to Oxford and took part in an inaugural event aimed at addressing the global challenges facing the world in the 21st century.

A team of leading Australian researchers has been recognised for its unique research program targeting Australia’s leading causes of death and disability -– heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.

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The George Institute for Global Health appoints two new members to its Board of Directors - Russell Aboud and Paul McClintock AO.

Professor Stephen MacMahon, a founder of The George Institute for Global Health and an architect of its global expansion, is the 2013 Australian Ernst and Young Social Entrepreneur Of The Year.

Friday, 22 November, 2013 - 09:00 to Saturday, 23 November, 2013 - 05:00

The Saïd Business School, Oxford University

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A community-based sodium reduction intervention program has achieved significant reduction in sodium intake among rural residents in northern China.

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Road Safety is a top issue for poor countries, and more attention is needed in humanitarian responses like in the Philippines and Vietnam.