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The George Institute for Global Health welcomes the appointment of a new board member, Meena Thuraisingham.

Media release: 
21/11/2017
heart failure

The number of people being diagnosed with heart failure in the UK continues to rise as a result of demographic changes common to many developed countries, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford suggests.

The George Institute for Global Health today received a landmark investment of $24 million from the Australian Government to undertake research to prevent and treat cardiometabolic diseases, which affect seven million Australians and hundreds of millions globally.

Professor Anushka Patel’s outstanding contributions to the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease has been recognised today in the annual Australian Academy of Science honorific awards.

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Thursday, 16 November, 2017 - 09:00

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Media release: 
13/11/2017

Treatments commonly used to prevent acute kidney failure and its complications arising from common angiography procedures make no difference to health outcomes, a major new study has found.

The Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health, Australia, Vlado Perkovic, has been appointed to serve on the editorial board of the New England Journal of Medicine.

A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes produces better renal outcomes, according to new research by The George Institute for Global Health.

"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.

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