Fourth round of funding

BRIDGES 4th round of funding was dedicated to short term projects (maximun USD 65.000 and 2 years).

57 applications were received from 32 countries.

Each application was reviewed by 2 international experts.

BRIDGES Executive Committee has decided to grant 9 projects (see below).

Using community theatre to promote diabetes education and prevention in Fiji (ST12-007)
Pathway to health (PATH: 健康): A lifestyle intervention to prevent diabetes (ST12-019)
Promotion of community-hospital integrated model for diabetes management in Beijing (ST12-024)
Bridging the knowledge to practice gap to control diabetes in a rural population (ST12-026)
Cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes patients: an innovative dynamic prediction model (ST12-032)
Implementation of a culture sensitive peer/lay diabetes education program for adults with type 2 diabetes in six english speaking Caribbean countries by 2014 (ST12-035)
Community-based diabetes prevention program in Thai population (ST12-041)
Lifestyle intervention among overweight and obese schoolchildren: A pre post quasi experimental study with control group in Sousse, Tunisia (ST12-044)
Smile Healthy with your diabetes: A translational randomized trial of culturally specific health coaching intervention for patients with diabetes (phase II Denmark) (ST12-050)

To prepare for further rounds of funding, below you will find links to useful tools:

You can also access 4 examples of projects in translational research:

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BRIDGES (Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems) is a programme of the International Diabetes Federation, and supported by an educational grant from Lilly Diabetes.