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Media release: 
15/08/2018

 A new low dose 3 in 1 pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure (BP) is treated around the world.

Xuanchen (Ted) Tao is responsible for the SMARTDiabetes study. He is committed to applying the mobile health techniques and the family health promoter model to improve the self-management of patients with type 2. Let’s step into his story.

Media release: 
20/07/2018

A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly raises the risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.

"Generally speaking, we hope what we are doing can contribute to the cultivation of healthier lifestyles. Specifically, we hope all these researches can change the traditional mode of nutritional intervention, and find more cost-effective ways to help people to develop healthier diet habits. Meanwhile, the pre-packaged food data we collected can provide evidence for food policy makers."

Media release: 
02/07/2018

Dr Lily Song, Head of Stroke, and Dr Maoyi Tian, Head of Digital Health, at The George Institute China, were successful in being awarded Emerging Leaders by the World Heart Federation (WHF) in 2018. 

Media release: 
12/06/2018

On 8 June, 2018, the INTERACT3 (INTEnsive care bundle with blood pressure reduction in Acute Cerebral hemorrhage Trial) study’s first investigator meeting was held successfully in Chengdu.  Participants included principal investigators from Australia and China, and more than 160 doctors from 85 participating hospital sites in China.

In 2018, the 4th European Stroke Organization Conference (ESOC) was held successfully in Gothenburg, Sweden during 16 to 18 May. Over 4,500 experts, scholars and health professionals in the field of stroke from 90 countries gathered on a record scale for this conference.  This included 85 people registered from China.  Several members of The George Institute China, led by Executive Director Professor Craig Anderson, were invited to the conference and made keynote speeches and poster communications. 

The National Centre for Chronic and Non-communicable Disease Control and Prevention of Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCNCD, China CDC) and The George Institute for Global Health, Injury Division, have signed an expanded Memorandum of Understanding in Sydney that is set to shift the way the two countries manage and treat the burden of injury and chronic diseases throughout the region.

On 21 May, 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between The George Institute China (TGI China) and the Computational Health Informatics (CHI) Group of the University of Oxford. 

From a data analyst at Massachusetts General Hospital to a research fellow at George Institute China, Yishan Wang has gone through a major transition. Let’s read her story.

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