The George Institute for Global Health is a medical research organisation whose mission is to improve the health of millions of people worldwide. It does this by delivering high-impact evidence from a large program of research that has influenced health policy and practice around the globe. The Institute focuses on chronic diseases in the area of heart, kidney, diabetes and stroke. The Institute also has a focus on injury prevention in road safety, falls prevention and frailty, in an effort to avoid disability..
Established in Australia in 1999, the Institute’s projects now span more than 50 countries. It has over 600 staff located globally in offices in Australia, China, India and the United Kingdom. The George Institute UK was established in 2010 in partnership with the University of Oxford, a leading centre of excellence for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences. The George Institute’s commercial arm, George Health Enterprises, is headquartered in London and aims to develop effective, affordable treatments and technologies that address chronic conditions.