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Dr Shobhana Nagraj, a doctoral student with The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford, has been awarded a prestigious Clinical Research Training Fellowship by the UK’s Medical Research Council.

"My work is intended to empower community health workers and primary care physicians to work together to detect, refer and manage pregnant women who are at increased risk of heart disease and stroke.  The technology is a tool to achieve this collaborative approach, and to strengthen the health system in rural areas. "

On 21 May, 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between The George Institute China (TGI China) and the Computational Health Informatics (CHI) Group of the University of Oxford. 

Professor Mark Woodward, Senior Professorial Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health and Professor of Epidemiology and Statistics at the University of Oxford, has been elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Dr Jenny Tran, seated front left, with the other Asian Women of Achievement Award winners

The George Institute's Dr Jenny Tran, a medical doctor, Rhodes scholar, and one of Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’, can now add Asian Women of Achievement award-winner to her list of accolades.

 
Media release: 
19/04/2018

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering life-long disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests. 

Media release: 
17/04/2018

Women in the United States who have experienced heart attacks are less likely than men to receive the high-intensity statins recommended to prevent further heart attacks and strokes, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
04/04/2018

Taxes on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco are a powerful response to rising rates of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date of evidence on expenditure, behaviour and socio-economic status, published today in The Lancet.

Professor Terry Dwyer is stepping down from his role as Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford to focus on his research into children’s cancer and childhood risk factors for heart disease and cancer in adults.

Media release: 
08/03/2018

To mark World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day, The George Institute for Global Health in collaboration with Arogya World held a panel discussion on Wednesday, 7th March 2018, to highlight the impact of kidney disease on women’s health and call for renewed efforts to improve maternal and fetal outcomes and women’s access to kidney care, as well as better prevention policies.

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