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The George Institute, China selected as finalist in the 2017 AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards

Media release: 
12/04/2017

The George Institute, China has been selected as a finalist in the AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards (ACBA) of 2017, in the Business Excellence for Sustainability, Diversity and Social Responsibility category.

The ACBA was first established in 1993 to recognize the diverse range of Australian business interests in China.  Having since grown in breadth and scope, the awards recognize the richness of projects and partnerships that are at the forefront of a key Australia-China business relationship.

Professor Craig Anderson, Executive Director of The George Institute, China said, “We are absolutely thrilled to be a finalist in this year’s ACBA.  Our mission is to improve the lives of millions of people worldwide through innovative health research.  We are committed to translating research outcomes into policy and practice.  Our mobile technologies platform provides great opportunity to improve the accessibility and quality of healthcare to many sections of the Chinese population.  Mobile health technology provides health workers and policy makers with one solution to providing effective and efficient health care in China.”

"We have made great achievements in health research and development, but appreciate that were are against very talented innovators and tough competition for the award.”

The 2017 winner will be announced at a Gala Awards Ceremony at the J.W. Marriot Hotel in Beijing, 6-9pm on 18 May. Tickets on sale now.

The George Institute for Global Health is a non-for-profit medical research organization with centers in Australia, China, India and United Kingdom whose mission is to improve the lives of millions of people worldwide through innovative health research. The George Institute, China has a high reputation especially in the area of NCD management and conducted a series of high-impact research projects. TGI China embraces its 10th year in China in 2017 and is committed to undertaking research and identifying practical solutions that are central to improving the health of people.