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Barbados CDRC

1. Chronic Disease Research Centre The University of the West Indies November 1992 - May 2010. Executive Summary Report

Background - The Chronic Disease Research Centre (CDRC) was founded in 1992 as a department of The University of the West Indies (UWI), at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados. It is now established as a world-class research centre focused on the surveillance, pathogenesis and prevention of chronic non-communicable diseases, with the capacity to undertake essential national health research and influence health policy and practice in Barbados and the wider Caribbean. Over the past 5 years the CDRC has raised US $ 8.1M in extramural grants and published over 100 papers in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. A Scientific Report (2006-2010) published recently provides in detail the research and academic outputs of the centre for this period.

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2. Scientific Report (2006 – 2010) Chronic Disease Research Centre Tropical Medicine Research Institute The University of the West Indies.

Overview - A.1 CDRC Mission and Aims The CDRC Mission is to develop a world-class research centre focused on the surveillance, pathogenesis and prevention of chronic non-communicable diseases, with the capacity to undertake essential national health research to influence health policy and practice in Barbados and the wider Caribbean.

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