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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.
Improving the management of Diabetes in Pregnancy in Remote Areas: Darwin, Alice Springs, Cairns
Optimizing linkage and retention to hypertension care in rural areas
Case Finding and Effectiveness of a COPD Action Plan in Low and Middle Income Countries
- South Africa
Examining the impact of tobacco pricing and packaging strategies on tobacco use and equity in middle-income countries
- United Kingdom
The TackSHS Project: Tackling second-hand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette emissions: exposure assessment, novel interventions, impact on lung diseases and economic burden in diverse European populations
An integrated health-sector strategy to combat COPD and asthma in Vietnam: A pragmatic stepped intervention cluster randomized trial
News and Events
View the GACD blog to catch up on our news, researchers and projects.
Researcher Spotlight - Kirsten Bobrow
6th Annual Scientific Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2017
PHD Power at the GACD
Economist Guest Blog - are Latin America's Cancer Control plans working?
Australia to fund landmark projects into mental health
European Commission outlines its GACD Hypertension Scale Up Call