About us


CCDC established a Centre for BRidging Inequities in DiGital HEalth (BRIDGE Centre for Digital Health) in the year 2022 to facilitate the harmonization of its research initiatives currently undertaken and advance new and potentially transformational initiatives across the CCDC universe. The unit addresses the growing challenge of chronic diseases, in varied settings and strives to lead the nation’s effort in transforming healthcare.

It aims to bring together players in the public and private sectors as well as civil society organizations. CCDC’s evidence-based, insightful research that is regional in perspective and global in outlook, combined with committed professionals of multi-disciplinary expertise, is the backbone of this centre. It is an intersection between CCDC’s research, training and knowledge of public health and the network of partners who are technology leaders. This Centre of Excellence will work towards ensuring equity in digital healthcare, with a special focus on Chronic Conditions.


  • Identify and develop solutions that promote equity in Digital Health
  • Be the voice for issues that relate to digital health inequity and advocate equitable solutions to achieve universal health coverage
  • Assist solution developers in taking into consideration the equity lens during design, development and scale-up

Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC)

Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) is a New Delhi based not-for-profit organization, established in December 2000. The mission of CCDC is primarily intended to address the growing challenge of chronic diseases, in varied settings of the developing countries through, Knowledge generation, which can inform policies and empower programmes for the prevention and control of chronic diseases, and Knowledge translation intended to operationalize research results by bridging the critical gaps between relevant research and effective implementation, through analytic work, capacity building, advocacy and development of educational resources for enhancing the empowerment of people and professionals. CCDC has been recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. It also holds registration under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976. CCDC undertakes clinical research with special emphasis on chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD).

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