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The Ministry of Health in collaboration with World Health Organization Country Office in Malawi hosted participants from 9 member states: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe to identify opportunities for population salt reduction in the region, and train participants using the newly developed WHO SHAKE Package for Salt Reduction.

Clare Farrand, Senior Project Manager, WHO Collaborating Centre on Population Salt Reduction, from The George Institute, supported the workshop, alongside Temo Waqanivalu from WHO Headquarters, Geneva.

Media release: 
15/08/2018

A new low dose three in one pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure is treated around the world. 

A trial led by The George Institute for Global Health revealed that most patients – 70 per cent – reached blood pressure targets with the ‘Triple Pill’, compared to just over half receiving normal care.

Media release: 
14/08/2018

Four researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded prestigious fellowships in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

The George Institute for Global Health, India, as part of the urban health project in Vijayawada funded by the HCL Foundation, conducted an eye camp in Ranigari Thota in partnership with Akira Eye Hospital on Saturday, 28th of July at the community centre within one of the selected slums.  

New South Wales Minister for Health and Medical Research The Hon Brad Hazzard has announced Ellen Medical Devices, the developer of The George Institute’s affordable dialysis system, as a recipient of a grant from the 2018 NSW Medical Devices Fund.

Event
Wednesday, 1 August, 2018 - 09:30

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

Event
Tuesday, 24 July, 2018 - 07:30 to 09:00

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

Media release: 
20/07/2018

A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly raises the risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.

Researchers from The George Institute also found diabetes conferred an additional risk for women, compared to men, for leukaemia and cancers of the stomach, mouth and kidney, but less risk for liver cancer.

Media release: 
17/07/2018

The CREDENCE trial, investigating a breakthrough treatment for chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes, has been ended early after benefit was demonstrated at an interim analysis.

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