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

Since emerging late last year the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has swept the globe. Across Africa a total of 88,172 confirmed cases and 2,834 deaths have been reported. Ethiopia, Africa's…
May 2020 -
Profile story
Authored by Professor David Peiris and Professor Stephen Jan In this week that we mark World Health Day, the focus on world health is unprecedented. As a research organisation, the obvious question…
April 2020 -
Profile story
On World Health Day 2020, Dr. Soumyadeep Bhaumik writes about the urgent need to use a health systems approach in the COVID-19 battle in India. The Government of India had last week…
April 2020 -
Profile story
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a newly discovered coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Subsequently it has spread to 187 countries and territories with more…
March 2020 -
Policy and Practice Reports
How can we develop more efficient solutions to global health care challenges? How can we harness disruptive social entrepreneurship to make those solutions affordable and accessible to those who need…
February 2020 -
Landing Page
Olive Kobusingye is an accident & emergency surgeon, injury epidemiologist, and published author. She is Director of the Trauma, Injuries and Disability programme at the Makerere University…
February 2020 -
Profile story
We asked Associate Professor Abraham Flaxman the question how we can use the Global Burden of Disease study to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 3.2.
February 2020 -
Video
January 2020 -
Landing Page
BHOPAL, JAN 27. The George Institute for Global Health (TGI) in India and the Bhopal-based Atal Bihari Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis, (AIGGPA) a think-tank of the Government of…
January 2020 -
Media release
NEW DELHI, DEC 20. There is a need to embed evidence generation processes into the policy cycle and leverage increased use of evaluation at political levels. This involves building the capacity of…
December 2019 -
Media release