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Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of premature death and disability in India. Since access to health services is poor in rural India and Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) are available throughout India for maternal and child health, a potential solution for improving hypertension control is by utilising this available workforce.

Event
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 - 09:30

Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Event
Monday, 14 May, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:00

Marigold Hall, India Habitat Centre, New delhi

Dr Jenny Tran, seated front left, with the other Asian Women of Achievement Award winners

The George Institute's Dr Jenny Tran, a medical doctor, Rhodes scholar, and one of Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’, can now add Asian Women of Achievement award-winner to her list of accolades.

 
Event
Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042

Media release: 
19/04/2018

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering life-long disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests. 

Media release: 
18/04/2018

An innovative mobile device-based health app to enable people in India to access essential diabetes care has been launched by The George Institute for Global Health, India.

Media release: 
17/04/2018

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and The George Institute for Global Health have launched the FoodSwitch app which reveals how healthy or unhealthy a product is just by scanning its barcode with a smartphone. 

Media release: 
17/04/2018

Women in the United States who have experienced heart attacks are less likely than men to receive the high-intensity statins recommended to prevent further heart attacks and strokes, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Event
Wednesday, 11 April, 2018 - 12:45 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042

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