GACD Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

The GACD Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 2018 washosted by the Sao Paolo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and ran from 12 – 16 November 2018. The ASM is a vibrant, productive time for the GACD family and featured the following programme offerings:
- Implementation Science Workshop (12 – 13 November)
- Scale-up forum (morning of 14 November)
- Annual Scientific Meeting (14 – 16 November)
- Tourist visit (17 November)


ASM Programme overview
To view the ASM programme overview, follow this link: ASM Agenda

This year’s programme was largely focused around issues that cut across disease entities. Four discussion sessions/mini-workshops were held to facilitate discussion around themes considered central to the GACD Network:
- Addressing and evaluating context
- Implementation & scale-up of interventions
- Data standardisation
- Multimorbidity

Implementation Science Workshop
To view the Implementation Science Workshop programme overview, follow this link: 10th GACD ISW Programme

Workshop presentations

ImpSci Day1
ImpSci Day2

Presentations from the 2018 meeting

Wednesday 14 November

Scale-up forum: Scale-Up: Whose responsibility is it anyhow – Researchers, funders, policy-makers or civil society?

Scale up case example 1
Economic evaluation and scale up

Research Programme highlights

GACD Hypertension Programme Report Overview
GACD Hypertension Challenges & Lessons
GACD Diabetes Programme Highlights
GACD Lung Diseases Programme Highlights

Thursday 15 November

Working group updates

Diabetes Data Standardisation
Mental Health Data Standardisation
Context Working Group
Multimorbidity Working Group

Previous meeting handbooks

2017 Annual Scientific Meeting Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 Annual Scientific Meeting Sydney, Australia
2015 Annual Scientific Meeting Mexico City, Mexico
2014 Annual Scientific Meeting Xi’an, China

Links and resources


Implementation science scoring tool

Funding opportunities

European Commission funding opportunities


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