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The George Institute eNewsletter

August 2015

Australia must invest in health, says George Institute report 



We need immediate changes to the way Australia’s healthcare system is funded, say more than 30 healthcare experts and community representatives in a new report by The George Institute. Read more

Global partnership for better primary care


A collaboration between Chinese and Indian researchers has developed new, cost-effective ways to improve primary care and clinical outcomes for people in poorer areas. Read more

What causes childhood cancer?

New data is helping researchers unlock the mystery around childhood cancer. Read more

Improving doctor-patient relationships in China 


Even though it is only in its first stage, the I-Care study is already showing significant promise for patients with cardiovascular disease. Read more

Don’t believe the hype on gluten-free

Gluten-free foods are a booming trend, even among people without coeliac disease, but new research has found the hype is not all it’s cracked up to be. Read more

The dangers of roads in India

Unsafe behaviour, unsafe cars and unsafe roads keep claiming lives in India. Read more

UK lagging in baby food battle

UK baby and toddler food products have been found to be of lower nutritional quality than those in the Australia. Read more

World stalls on major salt initiative

Many countries are not meeting their targets to reduce worldwide salt consumption, and experts say more action is needed. Read more

Why we welcome Australia's Medical Research Future Fund


The Medical Research Future Fund, recently passed by the Australian Senate, will help ensure a bright future for millions of people. Read more

Landmark partnership a win for global health

Chinese doctors will get world-class clinical research training thanks to a landmark agreement between The George Institute and the Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physicians. Read more

You can help change the face of Australian food

Aussie families can have their say in making grocery shopping easier and more nutritious by joining our food label study. Read more

Rural clinics a ray of hope



Cardiovascular disease clinics in rural India are proving to be a ray of hope for people at high risk of the disease. Read more
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Up from 183 in June

Media spotlight


Can fitness technology improve health in older people? Watch the video

Why we must change city lanes before it is too late. Read more

George Clinical has been awarded the contract for clinical trial management services for a major rotavirus vaccine, the first vaccine to be wholly developed in India. Read more

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Professor Terry Dwyer from The George Institute UK talks about preventing childhood cancer. Watch the video

Philanthropy



Philanthropy plays an important role in medical research, often providing support for the crucial, innovative projects yet to be supported by government. 
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