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Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health: reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity in the year after childbirth through combined facility- and community-based interventions
ID: 265448
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Improving maternal and newborn health requires innovative approaches that maximise opportunities for impact throughout the continuum of care. In the past decade, maternal health services have largely focused on the management of intrapartum complications and on rationalising ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97705
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Technologies
ID: 266200
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
The water and sanitation sector is not short of new and emerging technologies, but hardly any have been adopted into national strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa, nor have they been widely taken up by private enterprise. The contribution of new technologies to MDG targets appear...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97387
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Capacity-Linked water supply and sanitation improvement for Africa's peri-urban and Rural Areas
ID: 265676
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-02-28
There are a large number of small communities and towns in Africa that suffer from severe problems with water supply and sanitation. Small communities in rural areas and peri-urban areas of small towns have comparable settlement structures in which reuse of water and use of s...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 98911
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Malaria Transmission Blocking by Vaccines, Drugs and Immune Mosquitoes: Efficacy Assessment and Targets
ID: 223736
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2013-05-31
Malaria is a complex disease, dependent on multiple host/parasite/vector interactions. This tripartite system offers numerous opportunities for disease-preventing interventions, but also creates robustness that undercuts ‘magic bullet’ expectations. Our interdisciplinary Tran...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88869
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Novel staple food-based strategies to improve micronutrient status for better health and development in sub-Saharan Africa
ID: 211484
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Malnutrition, and especially deficiencies of micronutrients like iron, zinc and vitamin A, undermine the progress towards most of the Millennium Development Goals. In view of the serious coverage, compliance and safety concerns of supplementation, this project aims to identif...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 87952
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Multi-drug resistance in malaria under combination therapy: Assessment of specific markers and development of innovative, rapid and simple diagnostics
ID: 201889
Start date: 2008-01-01, End date: 2013-06-30
This project aims to assess specific P. falciparum genetic markers for resistance to artemisinin-based combinations (ACT), and to develop innovative, rapid and simple diagnostics for malaria and these markers. Specific objectives are: • To develop and evaluate in disease ende...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86769
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
African Vector Control:  New Tools
[PROJECT] AVECNET - African Vector Control: New Tools
ID: 265660
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-12-31
The AvecNet consortium will develop practical solutions to the current limitations of vector control strategies in Africa using a combination of translationally-aware, state of the art science and end user analysis to ensure successful development and uptake of the new and im...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98328
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
African Programme for Advanced  Research Epidemiology Training
ID: 265411
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The APARET fellowship programme will catalyse independent research activities of graduates of Field Epidemiology Training Programmes (FETP) and Field Epidemiology Laboratory Training programmes (FELTP) in Africa. APARET fellows will be employed as research associates by Afric...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98539
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Evaluation and impact of screening and treatment approaches for the prevention of cervical neoplasia in HIV-positive women in Burkina Faso and South Africa: HPV in Africa Research Partnership
ID: 265396
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2014-10-31
The proposal's overall aim is to improve cervical cancer prevention programs for HIV–infected women in Africa, by evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alternative screening strategies, and by developing algorithms leading to earlier detection and management ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97275
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Assessing the impact of fee exemption on maternal health in West Africa and Morocco: new tools, new knowledge
ID: 261449
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-03-31
There is a growing consensus that maternal health outcomes can only be improved through policies and programmes that combine interventions to address the different causes of ill health and target multiple groups. Such policies and programmes are complex in nature as they invo...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 96923
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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