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Cardiovascular disease claims the most lives of any illness. Ahead of World Heart Day on September 29, we offer insights to debunk popular assumptions that affect advances in knowledge and improvements in health.

Examples of evidence gap map visualisations from the project ‘identifying research gaps: Leptospirosis in India'

You may have heard of evidence gap maps – they have been used in health, social and environmental research for a while now. But, let’s be honest, is it possible some of us glaze over when hearing the words ‘evidence’, ‘gap’ and ‘map’ linked together?

Wang Du is a diabetes Research Fellow at the George Institute, China. She is also the Assistant to the Chairman of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), Western Pacific Region. Let us hear more about her story.

Yuewen Sun is a research assistant under the Nutrition and Lifestyle Program. Let us hear her thoughts about preventing non-communicable diseases through the primary school salt reduction program.

Rong Luo is a research fellow at the George Institute for Global Health, China. Currently, she is working on the Nutrition and Lifestyle Program. What are some of her takeaways from her six years here so far? Let’s walk through her story.

Nadila Duolikun began her clinical training over eight years ago. She joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2017, focusing on non-communicable diseases, specifically diabetes in rural and urban China.

Lily Song has been working as a neurologist for over 18 years. She joined The George Institute for Global Health three years ago and specialises in clinical trials.

Huan Chen has been working in women’s and child health for 10 years. She joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2015 to focus on women with gestational diabetes and other non-communicable diseases during pregnancy.

Robyn Norton IWD

Robyn Norton began conducting research on how best to prevent and manage injuries 30 years ago. Her passion and dedication to improving the health of communities globally led her to establish The George Institute for Global Health 20 years ago.

Dr. Lily Song, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Stroke at The George Institute China. She chose to join TGI China after working as a neurologist for more than a decade.

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