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Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases

Objective

"The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) brings together leading health research funding agencies of key countries (currently USA, Canada, UK, Australia, China, India and South Africa) to coordinate research activities addressing on a global scale the prevention and treatment of chronic, non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory diseases, cancer and mental health. The first coordinated research programme of the GACD focuses on hypertension prevention and control in Low and Middle Income Countries. The specific objectives of the forthcoming work of the GACD Secretariat are the following: 1) Coordinate among the GACD members the next chronic disease research programme, 2) coordinate among GACD members and participating research teams the joint activities of the GACD Hypertension Programme and 3) implement the communications strategy."

Field of science

  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/endocrinology/diabetes
  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/oncology/cancer
  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/cardiology/cardiovascular diseases

Call for proposal

FP7-Adhoc-2007-13
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Funding Scheme

CSA-SA - Support actions

Coordinator

University College London
Address
Gower Street
WC1E 6BT London
United Kingdom
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 120 000
Administrative Contact
Malgorzata Kielbasa (Ms.)