The George Institute’s lifesaving SMS program has been awarded $750,000 in this year’s Google Impact Challenge. The panel of judges included Lucy Turnbull, CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Larry Marshall, David Gonski and the worldwide head of Google.org, Jacquelline Fuller. READ MORE
Cardio Union, a leading private Chinese healthcare organisation focused on the prevention and treatment of cardiac conditions, in partnership with The George Institute China have jointly created the Heart Health Research Center. The innovative centre will help address the growing burden of cardiovascular disease in China and around the world. READ MORE
The George Institute has been awarded $4.5 million in the latest round of funding by Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council. These grants will go to a number of initiatives aimed at fighting the burden of non-communicable diseases in Australia and around the world. READ MORE
The UK’s leading heart charity, the British Heart Foundation, will fund a George Institute project examining the differences between women and men in how diabetes affects the risk of heart attack and stroke. READ MORE
BBC's Health Matters is in Australia this week filming a number of stories with The George Institute. Stay tuned for when they air!
The George Institute India’s unique mobile phone app for remote monitoring and management of peritoneal dialysis at home has won a Digital Health Award for mHealth in low and middle income countries. READ MORE
The China Center for mHealth Innovation and the Department of Child, Adolescent and Women’s Health at Peking University has released a new report into the application of mobile technology in maternal and child health in China. READ MORE
Join featured speaker Professor Craig Anderson in this live webinar as he defines and discusses the emergence of the Scientific Leadership Model as an innovative service addition to a clinical trial’s design and delivery in Asia.
The Economist Intelligence Unit has ranked Asia-Pacific countries according to their mental healthcare, with India figuring in the lower half of the index, and Australia and New Zealand at the top. READ MORE
Representatives from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation economies took part in the ‘2016 APEC Women in STEM Forum’ to discuss meaningful participation of women in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics disciplines. READ MORE
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