RESCAP-MED

NCDs and their social determinants in Mediterranean partner countries: building sustainable research capacity for effective policy intervention

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 281640
EC contribution
: € 1,986,255.00
Duration
: 36 months
Starting date
: 01/01/2012
Keywords
: Mediterranean; Middle East; Capacity building; Public health research; Non-communicable diseases (NCD)
Project web-site
: http://research.ncl.ac.uk/rescap-med/

This is a capacity building project.  Its purpose is to enhance research capacity in disciplines relevant to public health research on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their social determinants in southern and eastern Mediterranean countries.

The main means to achieve this purpose is by:

  1. the creation of a Mediterranean regional network for NCD researchers to foster cooperation;
  2. the establishment of a fellowship programme linked to this research network.

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