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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.
Smoke Free Brain: Multidisciplinary tools for improving the efficacy of public prevention measures against smoking
- Sri Lanka
Randomised control trial of early use of a simplified treatment regimen incorporating a half -dose, three-in-one blood pressure lowering pill vs. usual care for improving hypertension control in India
Tools and Practices to Reduce CVD and Complications in the Diabetic Population
Tailored Hospital-based Risk Reduction to Impede Vascular Events after Stroke (THRIVES)
Case Finding and Effectiveness of a COPD Action Plan in Low and Middle Income Countries
- South Africa
IINDIAGO (Integrated INtervention for DIAbetes rIsk after GestatiOnal diabetes)
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