history

Our history

1999:

The George Institute for Global Health is founded in Australia, with the support of the University of Sydney Medical School, to reduce the escalating burden of non-communicable diseases and injury around the world.

2004:

The China-Australia Partnership for Health is established in collaboration with Peking University Health Science Center, marking the beginning of The George Institute’s work in China.

2007:

The George Institute, China is officially established in Beijing.

2009:

The China International Center for Chronic Disease Prevention is established.

2011:

The George Institute for Global Health is ranked for the first time among the top 10 research institutions in the world for scientific impact.

2012:

The George Institute, China, signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Peking University Health Science Center, making it an official affiliate.

2014:

The China Center for mHealth Innovation (CCmHI) is established.  

2018:

The George Institute for Global Health is ranked the number one research institute in Australia, and 33rd across the globe.

In accordance with the People's Republic of China Law on the Management of Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations' Activities within Mainland China, the The George Institute, China is officially registered in the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, with the Beijing Municipal Health Commission as its business unit.

2019:

The George Institute celebrates 20 years of ground breaking research.