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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.
Linking Hearts: Advancing Mental Health Care of University Students in Jinan.
FRESH AIR – Free Respiratory Evaluation and Smoke-exposure reduction by primary Health cAre Integrated gRoups
Optimizing linkage and retention to hypertension care in rural areas
SISTAQUIT (Supporting Indigenous Smokers To Assist Quitting) – a cluster randomised trial to implement culturally competent evidence-based smoking cessation for pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers
- South Africa
Mobile phone text-messaging to support treatment for people with type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa: a pragmatic individually randomised trial
Preventing repeated suicide attempts in Ningxia China and Nunavut Canada
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