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The George Institute for International Health

The George Institute for International Health seeks to develop solutions to the growing problems of cardiovascular disease, injury, mental health and neurological diseases through high-quality research, evidence-based policy development and a range of capacity development programs.

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Populations of the Asian and Western Pacific regions are a major focus of The George Institute's activities (see population health). The Institute works to identify effective and affordable prevention and treatment strategies, and to strengthen health systems for disease and injury control through:

  • Large-scale clinical, epidemiological and health services research projects;
  • evidence-based health policy development, implementation and evaluation; capacity-building in epidemiology, clinical research, biostatistics and policy development; and
  • partnerships with health authorities, academic institutions, governments, non-governmental organisations and multi-lateral agencies.

The George Institute has over 180 staff working on projects in over 40 countries with the collaboration of more than 400 hospitals and universities worldwide. Areas of expertise include: injury prevention, trauma care, renal disease, cardiovascular disease, mental health, neurological diseases, epidemiology, biostatistics, population health and clinical trials.

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