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Investigations on hypertension and diabetes will be supported

Investigations on hypertension and diabetes will be supported

FAPESP offers researchers from São Paulo the opportunity to participate in a call of proposals with the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (photo: GACD)

FAPESP announces the participation in a joint call of proposals with the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD). The call will select and support research projects with the goal of preventing or managing hypertension and/or diabetes.

Headquartered in London, GACD gathers funding agencies addressing chronic non-communicable diseases. The alliance heads and support research activities with a focus on non-communicable diseases’ treatment and prevention at a global scale, specifically in medium- or low-income countries featuring highly vulnerable population. In the world, chronic diseases are responsible for approximately 60% of all deaths, according to the organization.

GACD members include FAPESP, Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council, Canada’s Institutes of Health Research, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, United Kingdom’s Medical Research Council, Japan’s Agency for Medical Research and Development, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission and the United States’ National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The opportunity is open to researchers affiliated with higher-education or research institutions at the State of São Paulo. Submission must follow rules and guidelines from FAPESP’s Public Policies Program.

Interested parties must consult FAPESP regarding their eligibility before elaborating the project. Only those researchers who are considered eligible should submit proposals. Researchers have until August 10th, 2018 to consult their eligibility. The deadline for proposal submission is September, 10th.

More information on the call: www.gacd.org/perch/resources/gacd-scale-up-call-text-2.pdf