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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.
The Friendship Bench
Perinatal Depression: Screen and Management of Depression within Primary Care system
Implementation of foot thermometry and SMS to prevent diabetic foot ulcer
Supervised Treatment in Out Patients for Scizophrenia (STOPS+)
Smoke Free Brain: Multidisciplinary tools for improving the efficacy of public prevention measures against smoking
Development of an interactive social network for metabolic control of diabetic patients
News and Events
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