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Event
Friday, 27 October, 2017 - 12:45 to 17:00

Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HD

Media release: 
18/10/2017

For the first time, a strong link has been established between high blood pressure and the most common heart valve disorder in high-income countries, by new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.

Women with coronary heart disease are less likely to achieve treatment targets than men, finds a study published by the journal Heart today.

"My work focuses on how to prevent unintentional injuries, particularly in resource-strapped countries. There are plenty of interventions that could save lives. I don’t really like referring to ‘accidents’, because it makes them sound inevitable, which they are not; they are predictable and therefore preventable."

Media release: 
31/07/2017

A landmark project to improve the lives of people living in cities in developing countries has been awarded £7 million.

Event
Friday, 21 July, 2017 - 15:00

Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD

Media release: 
18/07/2017

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded funds from UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to address the health challenge of stroke care in India and tackle salt consumption in China.

Executive Director of The George Institute, UK, Professor Terry Dwyer has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Trinity College Dublin for his extensive work in child health.

Event
Wednesday, 28 June, 2017 - 11:00

Via video-conference

Presented by Sanne Peters.

Breastfeeding is not only healthy for babies, it may also help to reduce the mother's risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to new research published in today’s issue of Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The work is based on a large prospective cohort study of 300,000 adult women in China. 

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