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

To mark this year’s World Food Day, The George Institute for Global Health invites you to a #GeorgeTalks webinar on ‘Transforming Food Systems: Effective policies to build a sustainable future’ on…
October 2021 -
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Sikhumbuzo Mabunda is a Research Assistant at The George, currently completing his PhD at The University of New South Wales. He is part of the Institute’s Global Health Workforce Unit, which focuses…
October 2021 -
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Our Emerging Thought Leaders are early-mid career researchers selected for their passion to improve health and their drive to expand the reach of their research and influence change.
September 2021 -
Landing Page
Introduction Snakebite, a major public health issue but a hugely neglected problem continues to affect millions of people with death and disability worldwide. In 2018, the first ever International…
September 2021 -
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The #GeorgeTalks webinar on Proud in culture, strong in spirit celebrated National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children's Day with our distinguished fellow Dr. Janine Mohamed,…
August 2021 -
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On 15 July 2021, The George Institute for Global Health hosted a ‘Coffee with Latin America' focusing on ‘Challenges and opportunities in stroke care and post stoke care’. This informal-style webinar…
July 2021 -
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You are invited to #GeorgeTalks webinar on Proud in culture, strong in spirit: celebrating National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children's Day Join us to hear from: • Dr. Janine Mohamed,…
July 2021 -
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*/ Executive Summary: Snakes are often killed at sight, even if not venomous. Social and cultural connotations, some more negative than others, and fear of snakebite shape our attitudes towards…
July 2021 -
Policy and Practice Reports
Join us to discuss ‘Challenges and opportunities in stroke care and post stoke care’ on Thursday 15 July 2021 at 9:15 am (AEST) in the next session of our 'Coffee with Latin America'…
July 2021 -
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The COVID crisis has had a profound impact on people everywhere. The effect on our mental health has been significant; caring for family members, having time away from employment, uncertainty about…
June 2021 -
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