Advocacy and Thought Leadership

The George Institute is focused on effective advocacy and thought leadership to improve health, aligned to our research goals.

We are engaging with key stakeholders, sharing insights and fostering discussions to stimulate debate, guide critical health policy decisions and facilitate evidence-based change.

By working with some of the world’s leading health voices we are amplifying our work in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and injury and improving systems for prevention and treatment.

Our activities

*/ Executive Summary: Snakes are often killed at sight, even if not venomous. Social and cultural connotations, some more negative than others, and fear of snakebite shape our attitudes towards…
July 2021 -
Policy and Practice Reports
Join us to discuss ‘Challenges and opportunities in stroke care and post stoke care’ on Thursday 15 July 2021 at 9:15 am (AEST) in the next session of our 'Coffee with Latin America'…
July 2021 -
Event
The COVID crisis has had a profound impact on people everywhere. The effect on our mental health has been significant; caring for family members, having time away from employment, uncertainty about…
June 2021 -
Event
On May 27 The George Institute for Global Health hosted a ‘Coffee with Latin America' focusing on ‘Research in partnership: Indigenous and Tribal communities’. Panellists from three countries shared…
June 2021 -
Profile story
The George Institute for Global Health has established a new program. The emerging thought leader program is designed to develop selected George Institute researchers to share insights, expand the…
June 2021 -
News
The Barisal Drowning Reduction Project – Bhasa is a multi-stakeholder approach to drowning reduction within a sub-region of Bangladesh. It is estimated that 321,000 drowning deaths occur globally…
May 2021 -
Policy and Practice Reports
This blog by Senior Research Fellow Dr Rohina Joshi first appeared in Indian Link and has been republished with their permission.   India is experiencing an overwhelming second wave of COVID-19…
May 2021 -
Profile story
Twenty years of ground-breaking research from The George Institute has proven the effectiveness of combining multiple medications into one pill to prevent heart attacks and strokes – the world’s…
April 2021 -
Case Studies
Our research has saved many thousands of lives and hundreds of millions of dollars by changing the way the medical world views one of the most common intensive care treatments. Our studies have…
April 2021 -
Case Studies
The ACTION (Asean CosTs In Oncology) study aimed to generate unprecedented data to help policymakers protect their people and economies from cancer’s catastrophic impact. Since 2015, ACTION has…
April 2021 -
Case Studies