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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.
- South Africa
Mobile phone text-messaging to support treatment for people with type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa: a pragmatic individually randomised trial
- South Africa
- United Kingdom
- Former Yugoslav Republic of Montenegro
- United States of Moldova
Prevention of child mental health problems in SouthEastern Europe (RISE)
Muslim Communities Learning About Second-hand Smoke (MCLASS II): An effectiveness-Implementation hybrid study
Lung function of Chinese adults and the predictive value of peak flow rate to long-term incidence and prognosis of lung diseases
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia: International implementation
Improving the management of Diabetes in Pregnancy in Remote Areas: Darwin, Alice Springs, Cairns
News and Events
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