The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

Project funders

The George Institute has funding partnerships with institutions, organisations and individuals around the world who share our vision to improve the health of millions of people worldwide. These partnerships allow us to extend our reach in rich and poor countries alike. If you or your organisation would like to collaborate with us on any of the work that we do, please contact us.

The ACTA Foundation is economically totally separated from the finances of SSAI. The ACTA Foundation runs a budget of its own and follows the Danish legislation, including taxation as well as yearly audit of the annual accounts by a public accountant. Any changes of the ACTA Foundation must be approved by the Danish Commerce and Companies Agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The evolution of NAF into SSAI made no changes in the composition of the governing body.

The objectives of the Foundation are to engage AFA Members in raising funds and raising awareness with our chosen charity partners, ensure the community spirit of sharing is part of the AFA philosophy, work with  charity partners to make a difference in their lives and educate AFA members in the areas of philanthropy and giving.

The Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) is the lead agency in NSW for promoting innovation, engaging clinicians and designing and implementing new models of care. All ACI models of care are built on the needs of patients, and are underpinned by extensive research conducted in collaboration with leading researchers, universities and research institutions. Our Clinical Networks, Taskforces and Institutes provide a forum for doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, managers and consumers to collaborate across the NSW health system.

A leader in biotechnology since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease, and other serious illnesses.

The Wicking Trust aims to achieve systematic change through enduring positive impact in the areas of care for the aged, problems associated with ageing and Alzheimer's disease.

In March 2012, Ashurst and Blake Dawson combined forces to form one global team under the Ashurst brand. The firm advise corporates, financial institutions and governments, and our core businesses are in corporate, finance, energy, resources and infrastructure.

AstraZeneca is one of Australia’s largest private sector investors in medical research and development (R&D) and has invested more than $250 million in Australia in the last decade. They are the largest national manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, providing $1.2 billion of medicines to the local market and $200 million in exports.

The AstraZeneca Young Health Programme is designed to help young people in need around the world deal with the health issues they face so they can improve their chances of living a better life.

Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) was established at The Australian National University (ANU) in 2003 as part of the Primary Health Care Research Evaluation and Development (PHCRED) Strategy of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. APHCRI sits within the PHCRED strategy sharing the common overall aim of embedding a research culture in Australian general practice specifically, and primary health care more generally.

The ARC Discovery Projects scheme provides funding for research projects that can be undertaken by individual researchers or research teams.

Bayer is an international, research-based group with major businesses in health care, nutrition and high-tech materials. The company’s products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life.

Bond Street Dental Malo Clinic located in South Yarra has been providing dentistry to the local community for over 30years. Dr Larry Benge and his team of dentists, surgeons, hygienists and fabulous support team are here to look after your oral health and wellbeing.

Bupa Australia deliver high quality health cover that is affordable and represents real value. They provide cover to more than three million people in Australia and New Zealand and offer a range of healthcare services to help you live a healthier life.

The CAGES Foundation was established in 2009 to enable the funding of initiatives which work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families both at home and in preschool environments.

The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) is the Australian Government department responsible for national policies and programs that enable all Australians to access quality and affordable childcare; early childhood and school education; jobs; and fair, safe and productive workplaces. The department is also responsible for the Office for Youth which provides a coordinated approach to policies, programs and services which affect young people.

The Department of Health and Ageing has a diverse set of responsibilities, but throughout there is a common purpose, which is better health and active ageing for all Australians. The department aims to achieve this vision through strengthening evidence-based policy advising, improving program management, research, regulation and partnerships with other government agencies, consumers and stakeholders.

A global pharmaceutical company committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives through three core businesses: Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products.

Epilepsy Association trading as Epilepsy Action Australia is a company limited by guarantee which provides professional service delivery Australia wide. Beginning in 1952 as a local association, Epilepsy Action Australia has developed into the largest provider of specialist epilepsy services in the community for people with epilepsy and other seizure disorders, their carers, families and the broader community.

The Epilepsy Society of Australia Inc. is a professional organisation of clinicians, scientists and technologists involved in the diagnosis, treatment and research of epilepsy in Australia. The purposes of the Society are promote improved standards of medical management of epilepsy in Australia, foster investigation and research in all aspects of epilepsy and disseminate and promote the exchange of information about epilepsy within Australia, and with similar bodies overseas.

The Faculty of Health Sciences at The University of Sydney is a world leader in health research, sciences and education. They achieve this through encouraging international collaboration across all their research endeavours and through strategic partnerships that are global in their reach.

We’re not here to make profits for shareholders. Frank exists simply to benefit our members. As a not-for-profit health fund, any surplus is used to provide lower premiums and higher benefit payouts. We believe this is how a health fund should be.

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Their broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help their customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. They also partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.

GMHBA is an Australian not for profit health fund with more than 80 years’ experience. 

In June 2000, HCF established The HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable trust established to encourage health service research for the benefit of HCF contributors and the public generally. Health services research examines how people get access to health care, how much health care costs, and what happens to patients as a result of this care.

IAG's businesses underwrite over $11 billion of premium per annum, selling insurance under many leading brands including NRMA Insurance, CGU, SGIO, SGIC, Swann, WFI and Lumley Insurance (Australia); NZI, State, AMI and Lumley Insurance (New Zealand); Safety and NZI (Thailand); and AAA Assurance (Vietnam). IAG also has interests in general insurance joint ventures in Malaysia, India and China.

Established in 1966, the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) is committed to promoting and encouraging the advancement of scientific research and knowledge and its application to the prevention and management of heart disease and stroke in hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases around the world. The Society was registered as a charity in England and Wales in December 2007.

Launched in May 2009, the IRT Research Foundation aligns with IRT's mission, to create communities where seniors achieve their optimum quality of life. The IRT Research Foundation funds research projects which assist in a greater understanding of the ageing process and the care and wellbeing of seniors.

Sid and Jenny Craig moved to Australia in 1982 hoping to establish a company that would incorporate all the necessary benefits of successful weight management.

King & Wood Mallesons are a global law firm, with over 2,700 lawyers in 30 international offices strategically positioned in the world's growth markets, financial capitals and information technology hubs.

Malo Clinic Sydney includes a leading purpose- built day surgery facility for rehabilitation with dental implants. Sophisticated design and state of the art equipment together with the latest in dental technology provides exceptional patient comfort and safety. Sedation and anaesthetic services are provided onsite by specialist anaesthetists.

The Medtronic Foundation was created in 1978 and is charged as the primary channel for Medtronic's strategic giving, with the majority of grant programs thoughtfully aligning with the company's commitment to improve access to quality healthcare.

Merck is the oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company in the world.  Founded in 1668, the founding  Merck family remains the majority owner of the company to this day. The Merck Group consists of four divisions:  prescription medicines (Merck Serono), consumer health, performance materials and Merck Millipore.

The Motor Accidents Authority is a statutory corporation that regulates the NSW Motor Accidents Scheme. It was established by the Motor Accidents Act 1988 on 10 March 1989 and continues to be constituted under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999. Their vision is to lead and support a Compulsory Third Party Scheme that minimises the impact of motor vehicle accidents.

The Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) is the regulatory authority responsible for the ongoing management of the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) scheme in Queensland. Established under the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 (MAI Act), the Commission commenced operations on 1 September 1994 as a statutory body.

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.

NSW public health system is the biggest public health system in Australia with more than 220 public hospitals and over 100,000 dedicated staff who make up the health workforce.

Lions Australia has a proud history of achievement in Disaster and Emergency Relief, Medical Research and Community Service. They provide assistance to the disabled, disadvantaged and infirm of the community both directly and also indirectly and provide a forum for the open discussion of all matters of public interest.

The Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) supports the physiotherapy profession by promoting, encouraging and supporting research that advances physiotherapy knowledge and practice. Research into the efficacy of physiotherapy has also played an increasingly major role when advocating and lobbying for physiotherapists to governments, industry and the general public.

ResMed is a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment for treating, diagnosing, and managing sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory disorders. The company is dedicated to developing innovative products to improve the lives of those who suffer from these conditions and to increasing awareness among patients and healthcare professionals of the potentially serious health consequences of untreated sleep-disordered breathing.

Respironics is a medical supply company that specializes in products that improve respiratory functions. It is based in the Pittsburgh suburb of Murrysville. The company introduced the first continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine for the treatment of sleep apnea in 1985.

Save the Children is one of Australia’s largest aid and development agencies dedicated to helping children. They protect and support children in need, save lives in emergencies and speak up for children’s rights. As one of 30 member organisations that form part of Save the Children International, they share a global vision and strategy for creating better lives for children worldwide.

SWANN Insurance is part of the Insurance Australia Group, one of Australia's largest general insurance groups, and has been operating successfully for more than 50 years. They provide protection to over 750,000 Australians through our specialist personal insurance products covering, motorcycles, cars, bicycles, loan repayments, bill obligations and life insurance.

The Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation is a charitable fundraising organisation. The fund was established in 1904 during the fight against tuberculosis (TB), and was then called Svenska Nationalföreningen mot Tuberkulos (the Swedish National Anti-tuberculosis Association). The fight against TB in Sweden was successful then and, now, the Heart-Lung Foundation is aiming to conquer the major national diseases of today: heart, lung and vascular diseases.

The Artists Group was formed in the late 90's by a group of friends who “wanted to make art in a creative and supportive environment ". The classes are for artists who like to work in small groups and with some studio supervision. The group works out of their studio in Port Melbourne, and each year have an annual art exhibition.

The Trust Company provides an impressive range of financial services across the personal wealth management, philanthropic and corporate sectors.

Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW transport portfolio, with primary responsibility for transport coordination, policy, planning, services, infrastructure, freight and marine pollution response.

The University of Oxford is an independent and self-governing institution, consisting of the central University and the Colleges that aims to lead the world in research and education.

In May 2002, the Victorian Government announced that a Motorcycle Safety Levy would be introduced. The funds from this Levy go directly to initiatives to improve the safety of riders. The projects funded from the Levy are over and above the annual motorcycle safety programs conducted by the TAC, VicRoads and Victoria Police.

The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) is a pioneer in health promotion – the process of enabling people to increase control over and improve their health. Their primary focus is promoting good health and preventing chronic disease.