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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.
- Sri Lanka
- United Kingdom
iHEALTH-T2D - Family-based intervention to improve healthy lifestyle and prevent Type 2 Diabetes amongst South Asians with central obesity and prediabetes
Smoke Free Brain: Multidisciplinary tools for improving the efficacy of public prevention measures against smoking
Preventing smoking uptake among adolescents: A primary prevention initiative for chronic lung disease
- 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
EUREST-PLUS: Policy Implementation to Reduce Lung Diseases Funding organisation
Preventing repeated suicide attempts in Ningxia China and Nunavut Canada
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