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 2016, the George Institute for Global Health has been the WHO Collaborating Centre on Injury Prevention and Trauma Care, co-directed by Rebecca Ivers and Margie Peden. As a Collaborating…
October 2019 -
Project
On 15th of October 2019 The George Institute for Global Health held a panel discussion, ‘Data, science and achieving the sustainable development goals’ featuring two leading experts, Associate…
October 2019 -
News
Authored by Professor Goran Tomson, Distinguished Fellow, Thought Leadership program, The George Institute for Global Health. Professor Goran Tomson is a leading voice in global health systems…
October 2019 -
Profile story
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 -
Profile story
Global efforts to reverse the tide on road traffic crashes and deaths continue to think of the world as being divided into either high-income or low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This has led…
September 2019 -
Event
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 -
Profile story
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 -
Profile story
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 -
Video
July 2019 -
Landing Page
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 -
Video