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Prevention of Liver Fibrosis and Cancer in Africa
ID: 265994
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
"Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection affects 350 million people worldwide and 25-30% of these individuals will die as a result of their infection mainly as a results of hepatocellular carcinoma HCC. Liver cirrhosis, high viral load and dietary exposure to aflatoxin are ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98355
Last updated on: 2015-03-10
The environmental and socio-economic contribution of palm geotextiles to sustainable development and soil conservation
ID: 510745
Start date: 2005-07-01, End date: 2009-02-28
Palm leaf geotextiles offer considerable potential to contribute to global sustainable development and soil conservation. It is postulated that in the humid tropics, their use would promote sustainable and environmentally- friendly palm agriculture, labour -intensive employmen...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75673
Last updated on: 2009-03-09
Epidemiology and new generation vaccines for Ehrlichia and anaplasma infections of ruminants
ID: 3713
Start date: 2005-07-01, End date: 2009-06-30
Heartwater or cowdriosis is a rickettsial disease of wild and domestic ruminants caused by Ehrlichia ruminantium. It occurs in sub-saharan Africa,Madagascar and the surrounding islands where the Amblyomma vectors are distributed. The disease is established in the Caribbean reg...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75154
Last updated on: 2010-01-07
Contribution of molecular epidemiology and host-pathogen genomics to understand Chlamydial trachomatis disease
ID: 37637
Start date: 2007-07-01, End date: 2009-12-31
Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infections are responsible for both the world leading cause of blindness (trachoma) and the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease which is strongly associated with pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, and tubal infertility. Prelimina...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 86497
Last updated on: 2009-08-13
Networking for ethics on biomedical research in africa
ID: 513341
Start date: 2005-01-03, End date: 2006-12-02
High quality ethics review capacity is a key component of health research. The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, funded through the 6th Framework Program, aims to accelerate the development of interventions into clinical trials tailored to the need...
Programme: FP6-SOCIETY
Record Number: 74477
Last updated on: 2010-01-21
ID: IC18950011
Start date: 1996-01-01, End date: 2001-06-30
The general objectives are: * To reduce childhood mortality in developing countries through better control of measles infection by developing a better immunization strategy. * To investigate the hypothesis that standard titre measles immunization is associated with non-target...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 31175
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
Integrated consortium on ticks and tick-borne diseases
ID: 510561
Start date: 2004-09-01, End date: 2010-08-31
Tick-borne diseases (TBD) are responsible for major depressions in livestock production and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Asia. The aim of this Coordination Action (CA) is to support a research program on tick-borne diseases jointly executed by a consortiu...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75670
Last updated on: 2010-08-31
Development of a TB vaccine in Africa
ID: QLK2-CT-2002-01613
Start date: 2002-12-01, End date: 2006-05-31
Despite the millions of deaths from tuberculosis each year and the threat of increased drug resistance, tuberculosis vaccine development has been hugely under-resourced. We set out here to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of new subunit Constructs in Africa, a continent ...
Programme: FP5-LIFE QUALITY
Record Number: 67118
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
ID: IC18970248
Start date: 1998-01-01, End date: 1999-12-31
The general objective of this proposal is to promote interventions to reduce maternal mortality and serious maternal morbidity in different West African settings. Based on a situation analysis using a multidisciplinary approach, possible interventions will be designed in conce...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 40186
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
Bcg vaccination and childhood morbidity and mortality : interventions with possible implications for immunisation policy in developing countries
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10053
Start date: 2002-10-01, End date: 2006-09-30
It is proposed to examined the non-specific effects of BCG vaccination through three randomised trials with possible implications for immunisation policies in developing countries. It will be examined whether revaccination with BCG reduces mortality with 30%, whether BCG vacci...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 64913
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
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