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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.

Breastfeeding is not only healthy for babies, it may also help to reduce mother’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to new research published in today’s issue of Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The work is based on a large prospective cohort study of 300,000 adult women in China. 

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).

The first project training of the 'Road to Hierarchical Diabetes Management at Primary Care Settings in China' (ROADMAP Study) has been held in Hangzhou of Zhejiang province from June 2 to 3, 2017.

To explore China's salt reduction road, The George Institute China held a salt reduction expert roundtable (Action on Salt China discussion meeting) on May 25, 2017. 

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.

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).

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