CCDC at a glance

CCDC is part of the closely-knit, world-class research collaborative network comprising Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Emory University of USA, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) and the South Asia Network of Chronic Diseases.

  • CCDC have been recognized as a centre of excellence in clinical research by the Clinical Development Service Agency (CDSA), Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
  • CCDC has been recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • CCDC functions as the Scientific Secretariat for the Initiative for Cardiovascular Health Research in the Developing Countries (IC -Health).
  • IC Health is a global partnership programme, involving 14 global organizations including the Global Forum for Health Research and the World Health Organization which jointly launched the programme in 1999.