Research goals in non-communicable diseases

  • Characterising the burden and risk factors of hypertension, and evaluating strategies for control.
  • Understanding current challenges of diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus, and evaluating new strategies for improving glycaemic control in Bangladesh.
  • Assessing the burden and risk factors of cardiovascular disease, and identifying strategies for prevention of premature deaths.
  • Assessing the burden of common mental health disorders and evaluating strategies for improving mental healthcare in various settings.