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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.

Media release: 
05/03/2019
salty kid's fast food

New research has revealed the hidden toll that fast food kids’ meals can have on young children’s health. Some meals aimed at kids contain more than an entire day’s maximum recommended salt intake.

NCD Alliance George Institute Partnership

The George Institute for Global Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with the NCD Alliance (NCDA). The partnership will foster dialogue and dissemination of research on evidence-based policy interventions to address noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and promote knowledge sharing within the global health community.

Event
Getting to Zero
Wednesday, 27 February, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speakers: 

Drs Oliver Johnson and Sinead Walsh 

Event
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speaker: 

Alyssa Chase-Vilchez

Alyssa Chase

"The unifying theme of my work has been supporting women's public health. I have done this in a wide variety of settings, ranging from government to hospitals to a small Bolivian non-governmental organisation."

Media release: 
19/02/2019

A study of more than 30,000 Americans since 2001 has revealed significant differences in management of heart disease risk between women and men. 

Event
Wednesday, 13 February, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speaker: 

Professor Trish Greenhalgh

Event
Wednesday, 6 February, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speakers: 

Meg Jardine and Brendan Smyth

Media release: 
05/02/2019

A study of over 96,000 UK men and women, of average age 64.5 years, has found that those with chronic conditions are spending considerably less time on physical activity than their healthy peers, so are missing out on its health management benefits.  

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