On September 13, 2017, the world’s first multidisciplinary Open Access journal, PLOS ONE published a study “Cost and cost-effectiveness of a school-based education program to reduce salt intake in children and their families in China” from The George Institute, China, which demonstrated that the School-EduSalt intervention program for salt reduction is of low cost and highly cost-effective.
With the aim of generating links and collaboration to develop joint clinical studies, and for the greater advancement of human health, Professor Craig Anderson, Executive Director of the George Institute China and Neurology and Epidemiology Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of UNSW Sydney, visited the private University of del Desarrollo (UDD) in Santiago, Chile.
Jie Shang is a newly-arrived Research Assistant in The George Institute for Global Health at Peking University Health Science Center. Today, let's listen to her profile story and step into her inner world.
On 17-18 August, Nutrition and Lifestyle researchers from The George Institute China (GI China) attended the sixth China Healthy Lifestyle conference, hosted by Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), to introduce the FoodSwitch mobile app to the audience.
On 4th August, China's Department of Maternal and Child Health of National Health and Family Planning Commission (Department of MCH, NHFPC) and United Nations Population Fund China Office (UNFPA China) held the symposium on "Women’s health through life course and empowerment" successfully in Beijing, which was also jointly co-organized by the National Office for Maternal and Child Health Surveillance and The George Institute, China (TGI China).
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.