ALLIANCE PARTNERS & COLLABORATORS

The NCD Asia Pacific Alliance brings together a unique group of government, academic, and civil society organizations and individuals working on NCD-related activities across the world. We support each other by leveraging our extensive global network of expertise, experience, and resources to help those on the front lines. Whether you are an NGO, research group, health care worker or concerned individual, the NCD Asia Pacific Alliance is here to support your efforts by bringing to you the full benefit of our vast network and collective passion for the cause.

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  • Where our partners and collaborators are based

Ministry of Health Indonesia

  • Country: Indonesia
  • Type of Organization: Ministry of Health
  • Area of Focus: Health Policy, Program Implementation, Universal Healthcare Coverage, Tobacco Taxation
  • Official Website

The Ministry of Health is tasked with assisting the President in carrying out the Indonesian government’s affairs in the field of health.

The University of Melbourne

  • Country: Australia
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Diabetes Prevention, Program Implementation
  • Official Website

The University of Melbourne is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1853, it is Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria.

The University of Tokyo

  • Country: Japan
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Global Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy
  • Official Website

The University of Tokyo is a research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. Consistently ranked as the top university in Asia and a world-class center for research, the university has 10 faculties with a total of around 30,000 students, 2,100 of whom are foreign.

Asian Collaboration for Excellence in NCD (ASCEND)

  • Countries: Australia, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia
  • Type of Organization: Research Network
  • Areas of Focus: Health Policy, Program Implementation, Epidemiology and Applied Research, Health Promotion and Evaluation
  • Official Website

The Asian Collaboration for Excellence in Non-communicable Disease (ASCEND) Research Network provides early career researchers with the opportunity to develop and enhance their research skills and careers in the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases in the Asian region.

The George Institute for Global Health

  • Country: Australia
  • Type of Organization: Research Institute
  • Area of Focus:  Food Policy
  • Official Website

The mission of The George Institute for Global Health is to improve the health of millions of people worldwide. With projects in more than 50 countries, the institute has raised over 500 million dollars for global health research since 1999 and been ranked among the top 10 research institutions in the world.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  • Country: USA
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Global Health and Population Health Policy and Management Nutrition
  • Official Website

The objectives of the Harvard School of Public Health are to provide the highest level of education to health scientists, practitioners, and leaders; to foster new discoveries leading to improved health for the people of the USA and all nations; and to strengthen health capacities and services for communities.

Universitas Gadjah Mada

  • Country: Indonesia
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Health Policy, Program Implementation, Health System Strengthening
  • Official Website

Gadjah Mada University is a public research university located in Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It is the oldest and largest institution of higher education in Indonesia, and considered one of the most prestigious.

Telethon Kids Institute

  • Country: Australia
  • Type of Organization: Research Centre
  • Area of Focus: Prevention and Control of Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Official Website

The Telethon Kids Institute’s goal is to build on its success and create a research institute that makes a real difference in the community, with a renewed focus on translation and discovery, which will benefit children and families everywhere.

Umeå University,

  • Country: Sweden
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Epidemiological Transition , Life-course Perspectives on Health Interventions
  • Official Website

Umeå University is a university in Umeå in the mid-northern region of Sweden. The university was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest within Sweden’s present borders. Its mission is to engage with a global agenda on health research, addressing critical issues in global health and facilitating interaction and collaboration between Northern and Southern partners.

The National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS)

  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Type of Organization: Ministry of Health
  • Area of Focus: Public Health Training, Diabetes Management, Community Health, Nutrition
  • Official Website

The National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) is the premier public health training institute of the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka. The origin of the institution dates back to 1st July 1926, when the first Health Unit of South East Asian Region was opened in Kalutara. From its inception, the institution was responsible for training and development of health manpower towards the coutntr’s Primary Health Care (PHC) Program.

The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

  • Country: Mexico
  • Type of Organization: Academic Insitution
  • Area of Focus: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Official Website

The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México is a public research university in Mexico City, Mexico and is the largest university in Latin America.

National Commission on Tobacco Control

  • Country: Indonesia
  • Type of Organization: NGO
  • Area of Focus: Advocacy, Social Media, Community Outreach, Monitoring
  • Official Website

The National Commission for Tobacco Control together with the Indonesian Consumers Association, the Jakarta Citizens’ Forum, the Indonesian Heart Foundation, and the Indonesian Cancer Foundation seeks to bring Indonesia in line with international standards when it comes to regulating tobacco. Their work focuses on advocacy and community involvement to push for a healthier and smoke free Indonesia. 

Monash University

  • Country: Australia
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Research Methodology, Occupational and Environmental Health, Prevention Science
  • Official Website

Monash University’s principal areas of focus center around epidemiology (including clinical epidemiology), biostatistics, and large-scale clinical data management. The university holds particular expertise in large epidemiological studies, multicentre clinical trials, clinical registries, evidence synthesis, and health social science

National Institute of Cardiology (INC)

  • Country: Mexico
  • Type of Organization: Research Centre/National Medical Centre of Excellence
  • Area of Focus: Electrophysiology, Sudden Cardiac Death, Arrhythmias
  • Official Website

The National Institute of Cardiology is Mexico’s Centre of Excellence for all cardiology related matters. Apart from functioning as the country’s leading referral centre it serves as the leading research hub for innovation testing and clinical management. It houses the country’s leading researchers and its fields of expertise range from electrophysiology to population health outcomes. 

Universitas Indonesia

  • Country: Indonesia
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Epidemiology, Hospital Administration, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety
  • Official Website

Universitas Indonesia is a state university in Depok, West Java and Salemba, Jakarta, Indonesia. It is the oldest tertiary-level educational institution in Indonesia.

Deakin University Australia

  • Country: Australia
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Community-based prevention, Health economics of obesity, Food policy
  • Official Website

Deakin University is an Australian public university with approximately 50,644 higher education students in 2014. It also houses the The World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention. 

National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran (INCMNSZ)

  • Country: Mexico
  • Type of Organization: National Institute of Medical Science
  • Area of Focus: Psychological Determinants of Obesity and Dietary Behaviors
  • Official Website

The National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran (INCMNSZ) is one of the National Institutes of Health under the Ministry of Health in Mexico. It is one of Mexico’s most prestigious medical and scientific assistance institutions.

Universidad de Guanajuato

  • Country: Mexico
  • Type of Organization: Academic Institution
  • Area of Focus: Social determinants of childhood nutritional habits
  • Official Website

The Universidad de Guanajuato is a university based in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, made up of about 33,828 students. The mission of the University is to increase, preserve and share all knowledge aimed towards the upright development of the human being, through the preservation of its environment and the construction of a democratic, just and free society.

A-t4h Consulting LLC

  • Country: USA, services Worldwide
  • Type of Organization: Private Sector (Technical Consulting)
  • Area of Focus: Taste, Sensory perception and Food intake control
    New Healthy ingredient Discovery/Development
    Sugar Reduction, Salt/Sodium Reduction,
  • Fat Reduction technologies
  • Official Website

A-t4h Consulting bring their vast knowledge of the world of taste, sensory perception and new ingredient discovery to help maximize the success of early health & nutrition ideas/initiatives. The consulting services target: small companies/startups willing to implement profitable growth, established industry willing to innovate, or Public Sector stakeholders looking to roll out technical feasibility assessments of health & nutrition solutions. A-t4h Consulting are continuously searching for new collaborative platforms focusing on impactful solutions aiming to improve food intake behavior around the globe.

Future Centre for Health Education and Community Development

  • Country: Vietnam
  • Type of Organization: Non-Government Organisation
  • Area of Focus: Community outreach involving: Cardiovascular disease, Diabetes,Unhealthy diet, Physical activity
  • Official Website

The Tuong Lai Centre work in partnership with internal and external organizations and enterprises to implement projects to address the needs of disadvantaged people such as children/ youth, women and the elderly.