Networks and links

ASTRA works synergistically with other groups and programmes with similar aims.

Follow the link to find out more about RESPIRE, an NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health, based at the Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK.

To find out more about TCCP (Tobacco Control Capacity Programme), funded by the NIHR Global Challenges Research Fund, follow the link. TCCP is based at the Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK.

ASTRA is a founder member of the Global Health Respiratory Network (GHRN); a meta-consortium of ten NIHR-funded Global Health Research Groups and Units, co-ordinated by the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG).

Affiliate Members

ASTRA is pleased to welcome groups or individuals with shared aims, as Affiliate Members.

Our Affiliate Members contribute advice and may join our meetings, but don’t receive any funding from ASTRA.

Our Affiliate Members include:

Dr Sarah Forberger, University of Bremen, Germany
Dr Amina Khan, The Initiative, Pakistan
Dr Razia Fatima, Common Unit for TB, AIDS & Malaria, Pakistan
Prof Azmina Hussain, Dow School of Dental Care Professionals, Karachi, Pakistan
Dr Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Federation University, Australia
Dr Ali Khurram, University of Sheffield, UK
Dr Melanie Boeckmann, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Prof Arup Ratan Choudhury, BIRDEM, Bangladesh
Dr Ian Kellar, University of Leeds, UK
Dr Robert Schwartz, University of Toronto, Canada
Ms Heather Thomson, Leeds city Council Public Health, UK
Dr Ziauddin Islam, Tobacco Control Cell, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Co-ordination, Pakistan