The George Institute for Global Health and UNSW announce intention to form research collaboration

The George Institute for Global Health and the University of New South Wales have announced their intention to form a strategic collaboration to bolster high-impact medical research and transform lives around the world, a priority of both organisations. READ MORE

The drugs don’t work, back pain researchers say

Commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat back pain provide little benefit but cause side effects, according to new research. READ MORE

Disadvantaged women at greater risk of heart disease than men

Women from low socio-economic backgrounds are 25% more likely to suffer a heart attack than their male counterparts, a major new study has found. READ MORE
The impact of climate change on health

Executive Director of The George Institute, India, Professor Vivek Jha discusses the potential impact of climate change on human health.

Weather not to blame for your aches and pains

New research from The George Institute reveals weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis. READ MORE

First of its kind stakeholder forum held in India to develop national salt reduction strategy

The George Institute, India, and Arogya World have brought together key representatives from government, industry, academia, community and media to discuss a salt reduction strategy for India. READ MORE

Heart Health Research Center launches winter school for Chinese researchers

The Heart Health Research Center, a joint venture between The George Institute, China, and Cardio Union, has launched a practical research methods winter school to help build doctors' research capacity. READ MORE

Media highlights

FoodSwitch named one of the world’s most innovative programs

The George Institute’s FoodSwitch program has been selected to participate in 'LAUNCH Food' – a global challenge aimed at improving health outcomes by enabling people to make healthy food choices. READ MORE

Oxford Martin School collaboration has big promise for Big Data

Researchers at The George Institute, UK, have collaborated with the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford on a major new program looking at how machine intelligence can be used to treat chronic disease. READ MORE

Major MOU signed to prevent injuries in China

The George Institute and China's National Center for Chronic and Non-Communicable Disease Control and Prevention have signed a Memorandum of Understanding addressing the growing burden of injury and trauma in China. READ MORE

New toolkit evaluates quality of health stories in Indian media

The George Instiute, India, has launched a toolkit to help journalists and health correspondents evaluate public health stories in India's new media. READ MORE
George Clinical's Dr Maria Ali, Associate Director of Medical and Safety Services, will be attending the flagship event 'Outsourcing in Clinical Trials'  on the West Coast of the USA. READ MORE

Older Australians with vision loss and blindness need help now

A joint report by The George Institute and Macular Disease Foundation Australia highlights the benefits of aids and technologies for people with vision loss and blindness. READ MORE

Major fellowship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researcher

Dr Kate Hunter, Senior Research Fellow in the Injury Division at The George Institute, has been awarded a prestigious Early-Mid Career Fellowship from NSW Health for her work in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. READ MORE

TGI China visit sick children in hospital with Chunmiao Foundation

For the second year, The George Institute, China, joined the Chunmiao Foundation to visit sick children in Fuwai, Bayi and Anzhen hospitals on Christmas Eve 2016. READ MORE

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53 in 2017 to date

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