Five billion people have no reliable access to essential health care. Heart attack and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death and in the next decade 100 million people will die from chronic diseases before they reach 60, while another 20 million people will die from road injuries.
Change healthcare and you change the world
The mission of The George Institute for Global Health is to improve the health of millions of people worldwide. With projects in more than 50 countries, we have raised a quarter of a billion dollars for global health research in the last decade and in 2011 we were ranked number one in the world for research impact*.
Our work is:
Preventing heart disease in India
Improving healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
Closing healthcare gaps in China
Making roads safer around the world
Preventing the complications of diabetes
Changing decades old thinking about intensive care
Improving outcomes among stroke survivors
Using mobile technology to make healthcare accessible worldwide
Developing tools to empower people to improve their own health
Across the world 20 people die prematurely every minute. Help us find ways for more people to live longer, healthier lives
* SCImago Institution Rankings (SIR) World Report in 2011