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TGI signed MOU with NCNCD, China CDC

Media release: 
10/02/2017

BEIJING – February 9, 2017– The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between The George Institute for Global Health (TGI) and National Center for Chronic and Non-Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCNCD, China CDC).

Professor Craig Anderson, Executive Director of TGI, China, Professor Rebecca Ivers, Director of The Injury Division Director of TGI and Professor Linhong Wang, Center Director of NCNCD, China CDC, Professor Leilei Duan, Director of Injury and Prevention of NCNCD, China CDC, attended the meeting.  

The signing ceremony was hosted by Professor Leilei Duan, Director of Injury and Prevention of NCNCD, China CDC. On behalf of the respective parties, Professor Rebecca Ivers, Director of Injury Division of TGI, and Professor Linhong Wang, Center Director of NCNCD, China CDC signed the MOU.

With the aim of helping address the growing burden of injury and trauma, there was a heated discussion about existing and future collaboration opportunities following by respective injury researches introduction.

Professor Craig Anderson, Executive Director of TGI, China said, “This exciting partnership will propel global-level research on injury prevention between the two parties.”

The George Institute for Global Health is a non-profit medical research organization whose mission is to improve the lives of millions of people worldwide through innovative health research. With a special focus on the clinical research, population health and healthcare system, the Institute translates research discoveries into policy and practice, and drives changes in public health, clinical practices and health policy.