Research Projects

UNDERSTANDING THE PATTERNS AND DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH IN SOUTH ASIANS PEOPLE-SOUTH ASIA BIOBANK
CNCDN
Year: 2018 - 2022
Organaisation: BRAC JPGSPH

PI: Professor Malabika Sarker, Associate Dean and Director, CoE-SISU, BRAC JPGSPH, BRAC University; Professor Malay Kanti Mridha, Director, CNCDN, BRAC JPGSPH, BRAC University

Coordinator: Ali Ahsan Hemel, Research Medical Officer, BRAC JPGSPH, BRAC University

Objective:- To strengthen NCD surveillance systems in Bangladesh by establishing 30 surveillance sites across the country and complete structured assessments on a representative sample of up to 30,000 Bangladeshi men and women aged 18+ years, living at the 30 surveillance sites using standardized approaches
- To provide nationally representative data on the burden of T2D, CVD and their risk factors, and on the quality of care for these major NCDs to quantify needs, in Bangladeshi populations.

Methodology: Quantitative

Donor:

  • National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Partner:

  • Imperial College London, UK
  • Noncommunicable Disease Control, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)
  • National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD)
  • Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM)
  • Bangladesh University of Health Science (BUHS)
  • BRAC