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Policy Papers

The Institute regularly produces policy papers following roundtables, forums and stakeholder events, that are then submitted to government and other decision makers.

April 2017

On 10 February 2017, The George Institute for Global Health convened a special policy roundtable to examine models for the funding of medicines in Australia. The aim of this roundtable was to evaluate the potential structural and financial reforms required to support sustainable access to medicines for consumers within the Australian health system in this era of targeted medicines, and to formulate avenues for further exploration in this area.

Does the Indian healthcare system treat women's health issues and women's healthcare in a fair and just manner? And what can we do to make sure that it can first recognize the needs, and then develop effective and sustainable programs to remove barriers towards the achievement of optimal health for Indian women?

February 2016

A new paper published by the Oxford Martin School and The George Institute for Global Health will call for global and national women’s health strategies to focus on non-communicable diseases, which kill more than 18 million women a year worldwide.

November 2015

In Beijing, on November 17, 2015, the China Center for mHealth Innovation (CCmHI) released a landscaping report on mobile health (mHealth) in China as an early step in helping Chinese policy makers navigate the mHealth space.

November 2015

The report into Australia-China healthcare opportunities by the University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre, National Australian Bank and the George Institute for Global Health has identified areas where Australian businesses can capitalise on China’s increasing demand for quality healthcare and the China-Australia free trade agreement.