The George Institute for Global Health Australia

The George Institute for Global Health Australia is a leading, independent global research institute working to improve the health of millions of people worldwide, particularly those living in disadvantaged circumstances. It challenges the status quo – using innovative approaches to prevent and treat non-communicable diseases and injuries.

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Who are we?

"The Ellen Medical Dialysis System will enable millions of patients to access treatment for the first time, particularly in developing countries and remote communities."


What are we doing?

How can we provide a new, simple low-cost dialysis machine for kidney patients around the world?

The George Institute for Global Health Australia - Affordable Portable Dialysis

Providing funding to support the continued development of Vincent Garvey’s Affordable Dialysis System and help to secure Australian medical device registration for the portable machine by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. Also help to commercialise and market the technology at an affordable cost to allow access by disadvantaged groups.
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People living with disability

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