Area of investment and support

Area of investment and support: Global alliance for chronic diseases

MRC, through the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, supports and funds research projects that focus on the prevention and management of chronic diseases in low and middle income countries.

Partners involved:
  • Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
  • São Paulo Research Foundation
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Directorate General - Research & Innovation, European Commission
  • Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Agency for Medical Research and Development, Japan
  • Health Research Council, New Zealand
  • South African Medical Research Council
  • Health Systems Research Institute, Thailand
  • UK Department of Health and Social Care
  • US National Institutes of Health

The scope and what we're doing

The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) brings together major international research funding agencies to address the growing burden of non-communicable diseases on low and middle income countries, and vulnerable populations in high-income countries.

Through the alliance, MRC supports and funds research projects that focus on the prevention and management of chronic diseases in low and middle income countries.

Who to contact

For any questions about GACD and MRC

Email: international@mrc.ukri.org

Last updated: 17 October 2022

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