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Event
Thursday, 16 November, 2017 - 09:00

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

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.

Media release: 
03/11/2017

On 3 November 2017, on the 10th anniversary of the establishment of The George Institute, China (GI China), a symposium entitled ‘Innovations in Research and Health Care’ was successfully held in Beijing, organized by Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) and UNSW Sydney, with the technical support of GI China.  

Event
Friday, 3 November, 2017 - 19:00

China-Australia Chamber of Commerce (AustCham)
Beijing, China

On 2 November, Peking University Health Science Centre (PUHSC) had a fruitful meeting with a delegation from The George Institute for Global Health (TGI) and UNSW Sydney.

Media release: 
01/11/2017

The George Institute (GI) for Global Health China has been invited by UNSW Sydney (the University of New South Wales) to participate in a mini-roadshow on 1 November, organized as part of the Torch High Technology Development Centre of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, to discuss innovations in digital health to improve the health of older people. 

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