The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

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A report named “Deepening Health Reform in China: building high-quality and value-based service delivery” was released jointly by the World Bank, WHO and China Ministry of Finance, the National Health and Family Planning Commission and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security in Beijing on July 22, 2016. 

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China Diabetes Society committee meeting was held in Zunyi, Guizhou on September 30, 2016. It marked the launch of ROADMAP study (road to hierarchical diabetes management at primary care settings in China).

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The China Center for mHealth Innovation (CCmHI), housed at the George Institute, China together with the department of Child, Adolescent and Women’s Health, School of Public Health, Peking University, has released the new research report on Mobile technology application in maternal and child health in China.

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The George Institute's lifesaving SMS program has been awarded $750,000 in this year's Google Impact Challenge by a panel of judges including Lucy Turnbull, CSIRO chief executive Dr Larry Marshall, David Gonski and the worldwide head of, Jacquelline Fuller.

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Cardio Union, a leading private Chinese healthcare organization focused on the prevention and treatment of cardiology conditions, and The George Institute for Global Health, a leading medical and healthcare research organization addressing the prevention and management of major chronic diseases, today announced their collaboration in the creation of the Heart Health Research Center (HHRC) to help address the growing burden of cardiovascular disease in China and around the world. The new business entity will provide research services to deliver efficient, high quality and high impact research for customers focused on clinical, population and healthcare services for people at high risk of cardiovascular disease in China.

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​Public urged to vote for the project to win the People’s Choice Award.

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A new study published in The Lancet shows good progress has been made around the world in achieving some of the UN agreed global health goals, including reducing childhood mortality, providing family planning and the rollout of universal healthcare.

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Looking after your heart starts with understanding your risk. To mark World Heart Day on 29 September, The George Institute China organised an event in the lobby of its office building to help people increase their health awareness by measuring their blood pressure / heart rhythm and promoting cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention knowledge.  What’s more, WeChat campaign named “What’s your rank” was carried out simultaneously to encourage people to be active and walk more. 

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September 13 is World Sepsis Day, a day raising awareness of one of the most common deadly diseases in the world, which affects many people in China.

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New research by The George Institute for Global Health reveals the high and unnecessary amount of salt in instant noodles sold in China and around the world.