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South Asia Network for Chronic Disease in India is a collaborative venture between the Public Health Foundation (PHFI) of India and constituent colleges of the Wellcome Trust Bloomsbury Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine.

The Wellcome Trust (the United Kingdom’s largest non-governmental source of funding for biomedical research) awarded the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and PHFI, a £4.5 million grant to build capacity and conduct research on chronic diseases by setting up a research network based in New Delhi over the next five years. 

The network currently comprises of existing research groups based in Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai and Pondicherry in India; at ICCDR,B in Dhaka, Bangladesh and at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan.

The network’s aim is to build international quality research capacity, harness scientific talent within the region, produce the breakthroughs in research knowledge needed to make an impact on health policy and practice, and ultimately contribute to reducing chronic disease burdens in South Asia.
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