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

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Dr Juan A. Rivera is General Director of the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) in Mexico and Professor of Nutrition at the Mexican School of Public Health. In addition to the above, Dr Juan…
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Dr Saxena is a psychiatrist by training, and past Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at World Health Organisation. His work has involved evaluating evidence on effective…
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On the 27th of June 2019 The George Institute for Global Health held the Fight the Fear breakfast event at which the guests were invited to challenge their pre conceived notions about the…
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This policy brief outlines some of the gender-specific dimensions of NCDs that UHC must address, and presents a number of recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of girls and women.…
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The 2019 Women and Heart Disease Forum was held in Sydney on 19 June, presented by the National Heart Foundation in collaboration with The George Institute for Global Health. The 2019 Women and Heart…
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