• 15 April 2019

    GACD Annual Report 2018-19

    This year’s annual report, highlighting our expanding research projects into Chronic Non Communicable Diseases worldwide.

  • 06 February 2019

    Diabetes: walking and talking saves lives

    GACD funded project D Magic’s work with community groups has managed to cut diabetes rates by two thirds. Its results are published in the Lancet.

  • 24 October 2018

    Hypertension and Me

    Patient Advocate Roslyn Grimes tells an honest story of the reality of choices, when living with the full effects of Hypertension.

  • 27 September 2018

    GACD Launches Hypertension Programme at UNHLM 3

    The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases launches its inaugural report

  • 01 May 2018

    GACD ANNUAL REPORT 2017-18 Launched

    This year’s annual report reflects the GACD’s unique connections and networks. Whether it be through our Research Network or the links we have made with global policy makers that are changing health policy in low and middle-income settings.

  • 23 April 2018

    Thank You UCL

    GACD Secretariat moves to the Wellcome Trust

  • 02 April 2018

    GACD Scale Up Call Launched

    GACD Scale Up Call

  • 21 November 2017

    Canada and New Zealand announce successful GACD mental health research grants

    CIHR & HRC New Zealand announce GACD mental health call awardees.

  • 14 November 2017

    GACD Annual Report 2017 newly published

    Read the 2017 annual report here

  • 07 June 2017

    GACD welcomes New Zealand

    New Zealand’s Health Research Council has been welcomed as the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases’ fourteenth member.

  • 10 April 2017

    GACD lung diseases research programme co-chairs

    Congratulations to Kamran Siddiqi (United Kingdom) and Muralidhar Kulkarni (India) on their election as Co-chairs of the GACD Lung Diseases Research Programme.

  • 10 April 2017

    Developing countries are ill-equipped to manage the growing chronic-disease burden

    As World Health Day is celebrated around the globe on April 7th, the rising burden of chronic diseases in developing countries must become a priority for global health policy.

  • 07 April 2017

    How can research stem the tide of the NCD pandemic?

    On World Health Day (7 April 2017) governments should consider long-term investments in high-quality peer-reviewed implementation research on tackling non-communicable diseases (NCDs), also known as chronic diseases, in health systems.

  • 31 March 2017

    GACD welcomes new Chair for 2017

    The Board of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) has welcomed its new Chair, Professor Glenda Gray

  • 16 December 2016

    GACD mental health call open

    The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) has opened its fourth research call.

  • 14 December 2016

    Spotlight on Professor Nancy Edwards

    The GACD’s Management Committee plays a critical role in developing the nuts and bolts of the Alliance’s output. The thirteen members from each agency across the globe meet monthly by teleconference and shape the output of our work.

  • 27 September 2016

    GACD lung diseases programme launch 2016

    The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases has announced its successful grantees, at a reception hosted by the Canadian Embassy in London. Members will be funding over thirteen international research projects in more than 30 countries, representing over USD 55 million of international funding.

  • 24 August 2016

    Brazil joins the GACD

    Brazil’s São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, has joined the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases.

  • 22 August 2016

    GACD: A look to the future

    Five years on from its birth, the GACD has become an established organisation with an international reach and a global voice.

  • 29 June 2016

    GACD welcomes Japan

    The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases welcomes Japan’s Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) as its newest member.

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