What is SPICES?

SPICES is an acronym that stands for Scaling-up Packages of Interventions for Cardiovascular disease prevention in selected sites in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is an implementation science project funded by the European Commission through the Horizon2020 research and innovation action. SPICES officially started on the 1st January 2017 and will run till December 2021.

Project Aims

Project Aims

The project aim is to implement and evaluate a comprehensive CVD prevention program in five settings:

A rural & semi-urban community in a low-income country (Uganda), middle income (South Africa) and vulnerable groups in three high-income countries (Belgium, France and United Kingdom) as well as to identify and compare the barriers and facilitators across study contexts.


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