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"In Australia, we are lucky to have one of the best health care systems in the world, but we still see major inequalities of health outcomes and access. I’m motivated by the idea that we can create a better system that is easier to navigate and uses resources more efficiently, so that more people can access services and the benefit will be improved health."

Media release: 
03/11/2017

To celebrate 10 years of The George Institute for Global Health being established in China, the 2017 John Yu Oration celebratory event was hosted by The China-Australia Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Beijing on 3 November. Over 130 distinguished guests, including policymakers, members of the health and business sectors, and diplomats, academics and scientists participated.

Media release: 
03/11/2017

On 3 November 2017, on the 10th anniversary of the establishment of The George Institute, China (GI China), a symposium entitled ‘Innovations in Research and Health Care’ was successfully held in Beijing, organized by Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) and UNSW Sydney, with the technical support of GI China.  

Event
Friday, 3 November, 2017 - 19:00

China-Australia Chamber of Commerce (AustCham)
Beijing, China

On 2 November, Peking University Health Science Centre (PUHSC) had a fruitful meeting with a delegation from The George Institute for Global Health (TGI) and UNSW Sydney.

Media release: 
01/11/2017

The George Institute (GI) for Global Health China has been invited by UNSW Sydney (the University of New South Wales) to participate in a mini-roadshow on 1 November, organized as part of the Torch High Technology Development Centre of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, to discuss innovations in digital health to improve the health of older people. 

A project in Western Sydney supported by researchers from The George Institute has been recognised for innovation in delivering integrated care.

The George Institute for Global Health will play a key role in a new collaboration to improve Aboriginal child and adolescent health, thanks to a $2.5 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Media release: 
15/10/2017

More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut by around a third.

Media release: 
12/10/2017

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests.

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