UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)
Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases
Project Data Last Updated: 06/01/2022
IATI Identifier: GB-GOV-10-GACD
The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) funds outstanding global health research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) coordinates and supports research activities that address the prevention and treatment of chronic non-communicable diseases, on a global scale. The GACD is the first collaboration of major research funding agencies to specifically address chronic non-communicable diseases.Objectives
1) Coordination - To build increasing levels of research collaboration across the member agencies; 2) Awareness - To create a platform for general awareness raising and to conduct outreach beyond the original founding members; 3) Capacity-building - To develop and maintain global knowledge-sharing platforms in the conduct and management of chronic non-communicable diseases research in low- and middle-income countries.
Sectors groups as a percentage of country budgets according to the Development Assistance Committee's classifications.
A comparison across six financial years of forecast spend and the total amount of money spent on the project to date.