The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom



1999: The George Institute was first founded in Australia with the aim of reducing the escalating burden of non-communicable diseases and injury around the world. 
2007: The George Institute launched additional offices in India and China, followed by the UK in 2013.
2011: The George Institute was ranked among the top 10 research institutions in the world for scientific impact for the first time.
As of 2019, it has grown to more than 700 people globally. Our projects span more than 50 countries, and we have raised $1billion for research.

Our global headquarters are located in Australia. 


• 1999: Founded with the support of the University of Sydney Medical School.
• 2017: The George Institute, Australia began a new affiliation with UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales).


2004: The China-Australia Partnership for Health was established in collaboration with Peking University Health Science Center, marking the beginning of The George Institute’s work in China.
2007: The George Institute, China, was officially launched in Beijing.
2009:Establishment of The China International Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
2012: The George Institute, China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PUHSC, making it an official affiliate. This was renewed in 2017.
2014: Establishment of the China Center for mHealth Innovation (CCmHI)
2016: Establishment of the Health Research Center (HHRC)
2018: Representative office with Beijing Municipal Health Commission as a professional authority


2002: The Andhra Pradesh Rural Health Initiative was established in partnership with the Centre for Chronic Disease Control in New Delhi. This marked the beginning of The George Institute’s work in India.
2007: The George Institute, India, was formally established in Hyderabad.
2012: The administrative office moved to New Delhi, with Hyderabad remaining as an additional research centre.
The George Institute, India, manages a range of clinical trials and population health studies throughout the country, working closely with multiple communities, hospitals, government agencies and NGOs.

United Kingdom

• 2004: The George Institute’s work in the UK started with the establishment of a London office housing a research group analysing investment trends in the development of new treatments for neglected diseases. In 2008, this group received a major award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
• 2010: The George Centre for Healthcare Innovation was established in partnership with the University of Oxford, with generous support from the Oxford Martin School founded by Dr James Martin. In 2013 this officially became The George Institute, UK.
• 2015: The George Institute, UK moved to the Nuffield Department of Women’s & Reproductive Health, within Oxford’s Medical Sciences Division, creating new opportunities to work together towards improving the health of women and babies around the world.