• 14 November 2017

    GACD Annual Report 2017 newly published

    Read the 2017 annual report here

  • 07 November 2017

    Researcher Spotlight - Constantine Vardavas

    Lung disease, NCDs as told by EC funded GACD researcher

  • 31 October 2017

    Media coverage and press releases

    A collection of press releases and articles about the GACD from partner organisations and the media.

  • 19 June 2017

    GACD spotlight on Maria Lazo-Porras

    Dr Maria Lazo-Porras is a physician and epidemiologist and has working as a research scientist in CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Disease – Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru.

  • 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

  • 21 March 2017

    GACD spotlight on Greg Fox

    Dr Greg Fox is a respiratory physician and epidemiologist from Sydney University, with a research interest in lung health in resource-limited settings.

  • 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.

  • 12 December 2016

    GACD spotlight on Evon Okidi

    Evon has been working on chronic diseases research, primarily hypertension and diabetes studies, for over two years and her research interests are in missing data and causal inference methods.

  • 14 November 2016

    GACD spotlight on Deksha Kapoor

    Deksha Kapoor is a Research Scientist at the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), India.

  • 21 October 2016

    5th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia 2016

    The GACD’s 5th Annual Scientific Meeting took place in Sydney, Australia from 17-21 October.

  • 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.

  • 30 August 2016

    GACD spotlight on Esteve Fernández

    Esteve Fernández is the Director of the Tobacco Control Unit and WHO Collaborating Centre for Tobacco Control, Catalan Institute of Oncology.

  • 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.

  • 09 August 2016

    GACD spotlight on Kamran Siddiqi

    Kamran Siddiqi is a clinical academic with an international reputation for leading high quality research in the field of lung health.

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