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

Telehealth is a way we connect and treat when physical meeting is difficult. The benefits and challenges have been thrown into the spotlight even more since the necessity of telehealth through the…
December 2022 -
Profile story
Dr Olive Kobusingye, a renowned trauma surgeon, injury researcher, writer and Distinguished Fellow of The George Institute for Global Health, is retiring from academia at the end of the year. Olive’s…
December 2022 -
Profile story
Justin is a co-chair of the Steering Committee of UHC2030, the international multistakeholder partnership for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and is a member of multiple World Health Organization (…
December 2022 -
Profile story
Why is eating less salt important for heart health? This is probably a question many of us have asked of ourselves as we spot the amount of salt in a packaged snack or are adding salt to a meal. In…
November 2022 -
Podcast
Despite the known benefits, telehealth implementation is still a challenge, especially in low- and middle-income countries, where the burden of non-communicable diseases is growing. Digital health…
November 2022 -
Event
In this discussion Professor Carol Hodgson and PhD Candidate Kelly Thompson explain the challenges in understanding what sepsis is, discuss their findings regarding long term outcomes, and identify…
November 2022 -
Podcast
In this bite size episode, Dr Cheryl Carcel explains what high Blood Pressure means for your brain and outlines steps we can all take to think more about our brain health each day.
November 2022 -
Podcast
The George Institute for Global Health, Australia is proud to announce the establishment of its Consumer and Community Advisory Committee (CCAC). The CCAC provides consumer leadership at The George…
October 2022 -
Landing Page
In this talk Professor Jenkins reflects on key events this year – Bushfires and the Coronavirus-19 pandemic – and explores their impact on our health. Her talk investigates the comparison between…
October 2022 -
Podcast
Recording of a talk by Professor Göran Tomson on the limitations of global governance for health, in the context of achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Drawing upon case…
October 2022 -
Podcast