When I was eight, my parents took me and my siblings from our home in Morocco to live in England. They didn’t do it for the weather. They did it because they understood the United Kingdom promised those within its borders basic dignities: the right......

This post was originally published on LinkedIn by Parisa Glass, Director of Innovation and Enterprise, and Professor Vlado Perkovic and is reproduced here with her kind permission.  Healthcare is usually a slow-moving industry, and mostly for good reason. In medicine, patient safety and evidence-based practice......

The AustralaSian COVID-19 Trial (ASCOT) has been expanded into India, with the first patients recruited to the first two sites, Christian Medical College and Hospital Ludhiana in Punjab and Sterling Multispecialty Hospital in Pune, Maharashtra. ASCOT aims to discover which existing treatments are most effective in......

A new Australian product designed to make kidney dialysis more broadly available at low cost has won first prize in a global health innovations competition. The Affordable Dialysis System, developed by Sydney-based Ellen Medical, beat more than 500 entries from 22 countries to score top......

The video brings together some of George Institute’s experts and partners around the world to consider the importance and impact of COVID-19 on NCD prevention and management in different contexts, and the key research questions emerging as a consequence. Watch the video...

An innovative study to assess whether a commonly used cholesterol lowering medication can prevent brain complications from COVID-19 has received over $2.3m from the Government’s Medical Research Future Fund. The study, a collaboration between The George Institute for Global Health, the University of New South......