Leading research collaborations on chronic diseases worldwideFind out more
Our key areas
We fund, develop and facilitate innovative research collaborations between low- and middle-income and high-income countries in the fight against chronic diseases.
One in ten of the world’s population will have type 2 diabetes by 2035.
Heart disease is a major contributor to the growing global pandemic of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Mental disorders represent an ever-increasing burden, to all ages of the population, challenging mental health and health systems.
A leading cause of chronic-disease related death in the world. More than 30% of cancers are preventable.
Chronic lung diseases such as asthma, lung cancer, and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease.
See what our researchers are working on
Our dedicated teams are involved in many research projects around the globe.
Feel4Diabetes - Developing and implementing a community-based intervention to create a more supportive social and physical environment for lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes in vulnerable families across Europe
- South Africa
SMART2D - A people-centred approach through Self-Management and Reciprocal learning for the prevention and management of Type-2-Diabetes
Evaluation of a pilot project to prevent diabetes in the workplace using information technology
Exploring Stigma, Discrimination & Recovery-Based Perspectives Towards Mental Health & Substance Use
- Sri Lanka
Rights Based Self Learning to Promote Mental Health after Disasters
Shared care for ADHD in Youth: Sharing Canadian & Chinese Experiences.
News and Events
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