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Expansion of NCD Research Capacity in Thailand with Outreach to Indonesia

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

Chronic, Noncommunicable Diseases and Disorders Research Training

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Expansion of NCD Research Capacity in Thailand with Outreach to Indonesia

Principal Institution

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Potempa, Kathleen Marie; Rajataramya, Benjaporn; Stephenson, Rob B

Project Contact Information

Email: potempa@umich.edu

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Expansion of NCD Research Capacity in Thailand with Outreach to Indonesia

Year(s) Awarded

2014–2024

Country

Thailand; Indonesia

Collaborators

Praboromarachanok Institute

Project Description

The demographic shifts in both Thailand and Indonesia are associated with notable increases in the incidence and prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). To meet the challenges of the escalation in NCDs, The Praboromarajchanok Institute for Health Workforce Development (PIHWD) in Thailand and the University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) will engage in a training and capacity building program for scientists and institutions in Thailand and Indonesia. The program will provide needed and significant advancement of research that will be essential to policy and resource planning to manage the challenges posed by the rapid rise in NCDs in both countries.

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