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

In this video of The George Institute for Global Health's Distinguished Fellow Professor Corinna Hawkes, she discusses what other cities can learn from London, and how the pathways to progress…
November 2019 -
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Mental health problems are some of the most challenging areas of health, but there are steps we can take to ensure they get the necessary attention – and a place within Universal Health Coverage (UHC…
September 2019 -
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August 2019 -
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You may have heard of evidence gap maps – they have been used in health, social and environmental research for a while now. But, let’s be honest, is it possible some of us glaze over when hearing the…
August 2019 -
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Authored by Dr Rajani Ved, Distinguished Fellow, Thought leadership program, The George Institute Could a shift in roles for the one million Community Health Workers (called ASHAs), be the solution…
August 2019 -
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Dr Juan Rivera explains how the tax on sugar sweetened beverages in Mexico came to be implemented; with a combination of the efforts of NGOs and academic institutions providing evidence to…
July 2019 -
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Carolyn A. Reynolds, Distinguished Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health, discusses global health security, taking action to minimise infectious disease and other threats to humanity, and…
July 2019 -
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Dr Juan A. Rivera is General Director of the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) in Mexico and Professor of Nutrition at the Mexican School of Public Health. In addition to the above, Dr Juan…
July 2019 -
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Dr Saxena is a psychiatrist by training, and past Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at World Health Organisation. His work has involved evaluating evidence on effective…
July 2019 -
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This policy brief outlines some of the gender-specific dimensions of NCDs that UHC must address, and presents a number of recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of girls and women.…
June 2019 -
Policy and Practice Reports