Leading research collaborations on chronic diseases worldwide

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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.

  • Diabetes

    One in ten of the world’s population will have type 2 diabetes by 2035.

  • Heart Disease

    Heart disease is a major contributor to the growing global pandemic of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

  • Mental Illnesses

    Mental disorders represent an ever-increasing burden, to all ages of the population, challenging mental health and health systems.

  • Cancer

    A leading cause of chronic-disease related death in the world. More than 30% of cancers are preventable.

  • Lung Diseases

    Chronic lung diseases such as asthma, lung cancer, and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease.