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Media release: 
30/07/2017

On July 30, 2017, the 'Salt Substitute and Stroke Study' (SSaSS) 2017 annual meeting was held in Xiongan New District, Baoding, Hebei Province. More than 40 delegates attended the meeting, reported project progress and shared experiences. Participants included Principal Investigators from China and Australia, local Project Investigators, Project Coordinators, and government officials from the local Health and Family Planning Committee and Centers for Disease Control.

Media release: 
18/07/2017

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded funds from UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to address the health challenge of stroke care in India and tackle salt consumption in China.

Media release: 
10/07/2017

The workshop on Media Doctor Toolkit and Critical Appraisal Skills Program was conducted at the School of Journalism and Communication, Peking University on 23rd June.

Media release: 
28/06/2017

Family-led rehabilitation after stroke in India (ATTEND): a randomised controlled trial

Media release: 
25/06/2017

As one of the largest basal insulin research projects in China, the Observational Registry for Basal Insulin Treatment (ORBIT) project was initiated by the Chinese Diabetes Society (CDS), conducted and managed by The George Institute, China and supported by Sanofi China. ORBIT was launched in 2011 and has successfully published research findings this year after the positive participation of 209 secondary and tertiary hospitals nationwide, hundreds of doctors and follow-up of nearly 20,000 patients with type 2 diabetes for 6 months.

Media release: 
22/06/2017

A trial involving more than 11,000 patients has revealed sitting up or lying flat after a stroke makes no difference to their recovery.

Media release: 
13/06/2017

A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes has also been revealed to significantly reduce the risk of both cardiovascular and kidney disease.

Media release: 
12/06/2017

In the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List, Professors Robyn Norton and Stephen MacMahon, the founders and principal directors of The George Institute for Global Health, were appointed Officers in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO).

Media release: 
18/05/2017

Journalists from low and middle income countries took part in a three day road safety fellowship program last week co-hosted by The George Institute and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Media release: 
18/05/2017

The George Institute, China, has won an AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Award (ACBA) in the category of Business Excellence for Sustainability, Diversity and Social Responsibility.

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