The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

News and Events

Media release: 

New data presented for the first time today at the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology 2014 shows a significant improvement in both patient adherence and risk factor control when patients at high risk of heart attack or stroke receive a polypill, compared to usual care.

Thursday, 8 May, 2014 - 08:00

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Tuesday, 29 April, 2014 - 11:00

Via video-conference

Media release: 

Scrub Typhus more common in India than originally thought, reveals study.

Rama K Gugilla of The George Institute for Global Health, India – among the fifteen Australia awards ambassadors and nine trusted mentors.

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One of Australia’s top health apps, FoodSwitch, has just been awarded “Most Valuable HCP or Health Care Initiative Award” at a conference in Spain, because of its ability to empower shoppers to make healthier food choices.

Wednesday, 19 March, 2014 - 09:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Nuffield Department for Population Health, University of Oxford
Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom

Friday, 14 March, 2014 - 09:00 to Sunday, 16 March, 2014 - 17:00

India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi

Media release: 

If detected early and managed appropriately, the deterioration in kidney function can be slowed or even stopped - yet awareness of kidney diseases is still very low and many people underestimate the vital role their kidneys play.

Large numbers of packaged food products available in Indian stores fail to display nutritional data relating to the amount of sodium present thus preventing consumers from making informed food choices, reveals a survey conducted by The George Institute for Global Health India.