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Media release: 
10/11/2015

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide could benefit from more intensive treatment to lower blood pressure, according to new research.

Media release: 
02/11/2015

As the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) looks set to be ratified later this year, a new report has identified the healthcare sector as one of the key beneficiaries from the agreement.

Media release: 
18/09/2015

An international study involving China and 22 other countries about their performance in reducing the burden of NCD (non-communicable disease) has been published today in the Lancet.

Media release: 
06/05/2015

Road injury in children is a major global issue. By 2030 road traffic injuries will be the fifth leading cause of childhood death worldwide, and the seventh leading cause of Disability Adjusted Life Years lost. Worldwide road traffic injuries account for 23% all child deaths due to injury and rates of road traffic death are three times higher in developing countries than in developed countries.

Media release: 
29/04/2015

Focusing on improving community health care in China through affordable, sustainable mobile health (mHealth) technology, the Beijing based China Center for mHealth Innovation (CCmHI) is now collaborating with China’s Center for Disease Control (China CDC) on a new approach to enable Chinese consumers to make healthier food choices.

Media release: 
21/04/2015

A study carried out in urban Beijing and nearby rural areas showed that adult residents’ average daily salt intake was as high as 15.2 grams. The study demonstrated that 39.5% of salt intake came from eating out, and 90% of the whole intake was from cooking salt. The study result was published in the medical journal Nutrients recently and is available on line with open access.

Media release: 
19/03/2015

New evidence showed that children can be educated and play a key role to get their whole family to reduce salt intake and can therefore prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). The result has today been published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

Media release: 
14/03/2015

Researchers call for immediate global action as prevalence of kidney failure set to rise sharply by 2030:

Media release: 
12/02/2015

In China, at least 1 in 10 people will suffer from back pain in their life time, with new research indicating ways to prevent the condition.

Media release: 
11/02/2015

China needs to be cautious on controversial trend to change guidelines for people with diabetes and continue focus on aggressive, targeted blood pressure lowering treatment

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