The first National Investigator Meeting of ENCHANTED-MT (ENCHANTED2) study, co-organised by the George Institute for Global Health (China) and the First Affiliated Hospital of the Naval Medical University (Shanghai Changhai Hospital), was successfully held in Beijing recently.
On 10 June 2021, an experience exchange conference was undertaken in relation to the school-based salt reduction component of Action on Salt China (ASC), co-organised by the Chinese Center for Health Education(CCHE) and the George Institute for Global Health (China), was held in Beijing. Representatives from the education and health departments of Shijiazhuang in Hebei Province, Luzhou in Sichuan Province and Yueyang in Hunan Province, participated in the event through online video conferencing. The conference also provided an opportunity to award certificates to schoolchildren from these three cities, as part of the World Hypertension League, for winners of the Children’s Art Contest for 2021 World Hypertension Day.
On 27 May 2021, the first National Investigator Meeting of the "Intensive Blood Pressure Reduction in Acute Cerebral Haemorrhage Trial 4" (INTERACT4) was held online, co-organised by the George Institute for Global Health (China), Shanghai East Hospital of Tongji University and the First Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College. Participants included all co-Principal Investigators (PI) of the project: Professors Craig Anderson (the George Institute for Global Health China), Li Gang (Shanghai Oriental Hospital), and Yang Jie (The First Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College), together with other key members of the Steering Committee: Director Zhang Chunfang from Shanghai Pudong Medical Emergency Centre, Vice-President Wu Xiangjun from Guanghan People's Hospital, Director Xu Ping from Zigong the Fourth People's Hospital, and Head of INTERACT4 Coordination Centre Ms Yang Zhao (Stroke Section of The George Institute China), as well as site PIs and key research staff cross China.