"The burden of non-communicable diseases is soaring because of changes in lifestyle and demographics across China. Disease prevention and control systems in China, especially the primary care system, are relatively weak and a real priority because that is where we can help lessen this burden."
"I feel lucky to have joined The George Institute. I love to compare it to a high-speed train that is carrying health and scientific research over a long distance to tackle the health problems affecting the whole population."
The ‘Integrating Depression Care in Acute Coronary Syndromes Patients in Low Resource Hospitals in China’ (I-Care Study) study has already seen extra benefits in doctor-patient relationships, despite the study being in the first stage of its implementation.
Emma is a Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute and a conjoint Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney. Emma is an epidemiologist with over 10 years’ experience in health related research.
Professor Christine Jenkins leads the Respiratory Research Division at The George Institute for Global Health. She is featured as one of 14 of Australia's women leaders in The Climb - Conversations With Women In Power, by ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue.