BRIDGES

BRIDGES

BRIDGES extends reach into new countries

The 4th round of funding for BRIDGES, IDF’s translational research programme, has broken a new record with 57 applications received from 32 countries.

Following a rigorous screening of all proposed projects by international experts, nine projects have been selected and will be financially supported by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).  

Smile healthy with your diabetes: a translational randomized trial of culturally specific health coaching intervention for patients with diabetes (phase II Denmark) (ST12-050)

Main institution:
 The school of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Other institutions:
Danish Dental Association; Danish Coaching Institute

Principal investigator:
 Ayse Basak Cinar

Other investigators:
 Niels Christian Christiansen; Lone Schou; Esben Boeskov Ozhayat; Azam Bakhshandeh

Location of the project:
 Copenhagen, Denmark

Amount allocated:
USD 51.253

Bridging the Knowledge-to-Practice Gap to Control Diabetes in a Rural Population (ST12-026)

Main institution:
 UAE University (UAE)

Principal investigator:
 Syed Shah

Other investigator:
Asma Ahmed

Location of the project:
 Gilgit, Balistan province, Pakistan

Amount allocated:
USD 64.400

Date:
  December 1, 2012 - December 1, 2014

Objectives:

Lifestyle intervention among overweight and obese schoolchildren: a pre post quasi experimental study with control group in Sousse, Tunisia (ST12-044)

Main institution:
Hopital Universitaire Farhat Hached, Sousse (Tunisia)

Principal investigator:
Hassen Ghannem

Other investigators:
Jihene Maatoug; Imed Harrabi; Slim Slama; Nathalie Farpour-Lambert

Location of the project:
Sousse, Tunisia

Amount allocated:
USD 64.925

Date:
September 1, 2012 - September 1, 2014

Objectives:

Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Program in Thai Population (ST12-041)

Main institution:
Walailak University (Thailand)

Principal investigator:
Valla Tantayotai

Other investigators:
Wichai Aekplakorn; Somkiat Potisat; Thawat Matte

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)

Main institution:
Diabetes Association of Jamaica

Other institutions:
University of Technology (Jamaica); Pan American Health Organisation; University of West Indies; Regional Diabetes Associations; Ministries of Health

Principal investigator:
Errol Morrison

Other investigators:
Shelly McFarlane; Cliff Riley; Novie Younger

Location of the project:
Jamaica, Grenada, Antigua, Belize, St Lucia, Barbados

Cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes patients: an innovative dynamic prediction model (ST12-032)

Main institution:
The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research (The Netherlands)

Other institution:
The National Institute for Health and Care Research (The Netherlands)

Principal investigator:
Giel Nijpels

Other investigators:
Amber van der Heijden; Jacqueline Dekker; Hendriek Boshuizen; Talitha Feenstra; Caroline Baan

Location of the project:
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amount allocated:
USD 65.000

Promotion of Community-Hospital Integrated Model for Diabetes Management in Beijing (ST12-024)

Main institution:
Beijing Tongren Hospital, affiliated to Capital Medical University (China)

Other institutions:
Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology (China)
Cuigezhuang Community Healthcare Center (China)

Principal investigator:
Mingxia Yuan

Other investigators:
Shenyuan Yuan; Hanjing Fu; Gang Wan; Liang Xu; Yujie Lv; Lianxgia Zhu; Jinkui Yang

Location of the project:
Beijing, China

Pathway to Health (PATH; 健康新路): A Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes (ST12-019)

Main institution:
Shanxi Evergreen Service (China)

Other institution:
Department of Health and Kinesiology, University of Texas at San Antonio (USA)

Principal investigator:
Mark Strand

Other investigators:
Zenong Yin; Meizi He; Henry Lynn; Judith Lee Perry

Location of the project:
Yuci District, Jinzhong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, People’s Republic of China

Amount allocated:
USD 65.000

Using Community Theatre to Promote Diabetes Education and Prevention in Fiji (ST12-007)

Main institution:
The University of the South Pacific  (Fiji)

Other institution:
Georgia Southwestern State University (USA)

Principal investigator:
Philip Szmedra

Other investigators:
Anand Chand; Cathy Leffel Rozmus; Thomas DeTitta;

Location of the project:
Fiji

Amount allocated:
USD 65.000

Date:
December 2012 - December 2014

Objectives:

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