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Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Secretariat

Deliverables

Decision about GACD’s fourth research programme topic

The Secretariat will facilitate the decision on the topic of the next common funding call.

Announcement of funding awards for GACD’s third call for applications

A joint annoucement of the funding awards made by all members as part of the lung diseases call will be developed and disseminated.

Announcement of funding awards for GACD’s second call for applications

A joint announcement will be made on the awards made by each member agency as part of the Diabetes Call. This will involve gathering the relevant information from all members and coordinating a joint announcement text.

Jointly agreed text for GACD’s third call for applications

The main elements of the call text will be developed and agreed jointly.

Jointly agreed text for GACD’s fourth call for applications

The main elements of the call text will be developed and agreed on.

Publication of Annual Report 2015

An annual report outlining the GACD's main activities and achievements over the past year will be developed and disseminated publically.

Publication of Annual Report 2014

An annual report outlining the GACD's main activities and achievements over the past year will be developed and disseminated publically.

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Publications

Developing consensus measures for global programs: lessons from the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Hypertension research program

Author(s): Michaela A. Riddell, Nancy Edwards, Simon R. Thompson, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Devarsetty Praveen, Claire Johnson, Andre P. Kengne, Peter Liu, Tara McCready, Eleanor Ng, Robby Nieuwlaat, Bruce Ovbiagele, Mayowa Owolabi, David Peiris, Amanda G. Thrift, Sheldon Tobe, Khalid Yusoff
Published in: Globalization and Health, Issue 13/1, 2017, ISSN 1744-8603
DOI: 10.1186/s12992-017-0242-8

Gaps in Hypertension Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries

Author(s): Mayowa Owolabi, Paul Olowoyo, J. Jaime Miranda, Rufus Akinyemi, Wuwei Feng, Joseph Yaria, Tomiwa Makanjuola, Sanni Yaya, Janusz Kaczorowski, Lehana Thabane, Josefien Van Olmen, Prashant Mathur, Clara Chow, Andre Kengne, Raelle Saulson, Amanda G. Thrift, Rohina Joshi, Gerald S. Bloomfield, Mulugeta Gebregziabher, Gary Parker, Charles Agyemang, Pietro Amedeo Modesti, Shane Norris, Luqman Ogunjimi, T
Published in: Hypertension, Issue 68/6, 2016, Page(s) 1328-1337, ISSN 0194-911X
DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.08290

Controlling cardiovascular diseases in low and middle income countries by placing proof in pragmatism

Author(s): Mayowa Owolabi, Jaime J Miranda, Joseph Yaria, Bruce Ovbiagele
Published in: BMJ Global Health, Issue 1/3, 2016, Page(s) e000105, ISSN 2059-7908
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000105

Innovative Approaches to Hypertension Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Author(s): Rajesh Vedanthan, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Omarys I. Herasme, Rohina Joshi, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Amanda G. Thrift, Jacqui Webster, Ruth Webster, Karen Yeates, Joyce Gyamfi, Merina Ieremia, Claire Johnson, Jemima H. Kamano, Maria Lazo-Porras, Felix Limbani, Peter Liu, Tara McCready, J. Jaime Miranda, Sailesh Mohan, Olugbenga Ogedegbe, Brian Oldenburg, Bruce Ovbiagele, Mayowa Owolabi, David Peiri
Published in: Cardiology Clinics, Issue 35/1, 2017, Page(s) 99-115, ISSN 0733-8651
DOI: 10.1016/j.ccl.2016.08.010

Behaviour change strategies for reducing blood pressure-related disease burden: findings from a global implementation research programme

Author(s): David Peiris, Simon R. Thompson, Andrea Beratarrechea, María Kathia Cárdenas, Francisco Diez-Canseco, Jane Goudge, Joyce Gyamfi, Jemima Hoine Kamano, Vilma Irazola, Claire Johnson, Andre P. Kengne, Ng Kien Keat, J. Jaime Miranda, Sailesh Mohan, Barbara Mukasa, Eleanor Ng, Robby Nieuwlaat, Olugbenga Ogedegbe, Bruce Ovbiagele, Jacob Plange-Rhule, Devarsetty Praveen, Abdul Salam, Margaret Thorogood
Published in: Implementation Science, Issue 10/1, 2015, ISSN 1748-5908
DOI: 10.1186/s13012-015-0331-0

A systematic comparison of key features of ischemic stroke prevention guidelines in low- and middle-income vs. high-income countries

Author(s): Hernán Bayona, Mayowa Owolabi, Wuwei Feng, Paul Olowoyo, Joseph Yaria, Rufus Akinyemi, James R Sawers, Bruce Ovbiagele
Published in: Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Issue 375, 2017, Page(s) 360-366, ISSN 0022-510X
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2017.02.040

The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Supports 15 Major Studies in Hypertension Prevention and Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Author(s): Sheldon W.Tobe
Published in: The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, Issue 18/7, 2016, Page(s) 600-605, ISSN 1524-6175
DOI: 10.1111/jch.12835