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Media release: 
17/12/2018

On 9 December 2018. The George Institute for Global Health participated in the 2018 Shenzhen Sanming Project Obstetrics Summit, together with experts from academia, health services and industry, to discuss paths for innovation and development in the field of obstetrics.

Media release: 
30/11/2018

Women in China have greater awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension than their male counterparts, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
20/11/2018

Machine learning – a field of artificial intelligence that uses statistical techniques to enable computer systems to ‘learn’ from data – can be used to analyse electronic health records and predict the risk of emergency hospital admissions, a new study from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
08/11/2018
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Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase the risk of a heart attack more in women than in men, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
05/11/2018

A toolkit that aims to combat road traffic injuries, the leading global killer among older school-age children and adolescents, has been launched at the World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Bangkok.

Media release: 
04/10/2018

The George Institute for Global Health India today hosted a showcase of its SMARThealth technology, designed to help community health workers identify and treat people at high risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.

Media release: 
13/09/2018

New research has found that long-term exposure to high blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of aortic valve disease, with significant implications for clinical practice guidelines and health management.

Media release: 
15/08/2018

A new low dose three in one pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure is treated around the world. A trial led by The George Institute for Global Health revealed that most patients – 70 per cent – reached blood pressure targets with the ‘Triple Pill’, compared to just over half receiving normal care.

Media release: 
20/07/2018

A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly raises the risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.

Media release: 
03/07/2018

Providing access to free hospital care may not ensure equal access between women and men, an analysis of data on nearly 19 million households in South India by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health in India and at the University of Oxford suggests.

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