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Building research capacity of blood transfusion services in Africa
ID: 266194
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2015-03-31
The purpose of this project is to build sustainable capacity for research in blood transfusion services in Africa. There is a critical lack of individuals with research skills in Africa’s transfusion services; without these skills the service cannot do the research needed to ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98388
Last updated on: 2017-09-03
Vaccination against Shigella and ETEC: novel antigens, novel approaches
ID: 261472
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2017-12-31
To contribute to the development of vaccines against Shigella and ETEC for children of the developing world, STOPENTERICS will provide novel solutions by imposing a two-fold paradigm switch: (i) to break the dogma of serotype-specificity by inducing a cross-protective immunit...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97173
Last updated on: 2017-07-02
Identification and development of vaccine candidates for Buruli Ulcer Disease
ID: 241500
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2013-05-31
Buruli ulcer disease (BUD), caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans, is a neglected bacterial infection of the poor in remote rural areas, mostly affecting children. BUD, the third most common mycobacterial disease in immunocompetent humans after tuberculosis and leprosy, is most en...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94059
Last updated on: 2017-06-12
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
Quantifying Weather and Climate Impacts on Health in Developing Countries
ID: 243964
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2013-07-31
One of the most dramatic and immediate impacts of climate variation is that on disease, especially the vector-borne diseases that disproportionally affect the poorest people in Africa. Although we can clearly see that, for example, an El Nino event triggers Rift Valley Fever ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93952
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
AFRICA BUILD (Building a Research and Education Infrastructure for Africa)
ID: 266474
Start date: 2011-08-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Topic: AFRICA BUILD aims to improve capacity for health research and education in Africa, through Information Technologies (IT). It will provide innovative learning and research opportunities. Background: The EU has supported many IT and health initiatives, with significant r...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 99621
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Supporting decentralised management to improve health workforce performance in Ghana, Uganda and Tanzania
ID: 266334
Start date: 2011-09-01, End date: 2015-08-31
The proposal addresses the workforce deficit in sub-Saharan countries in Africa by improving the overall performance of the workforce. Management strengthening activities will be tested to identify what improvements can be made within available resources in decentralised mana...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 100083
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa
ID: 265482
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2015-01-31
In sub-Saharan Africa health improvement remains a major development challenge. A growing evidence base demonstrates that health systems must be strengthened to secure progress in addressing mortality and tackling disease burdens. Yet there is a dearth of African research to ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97706
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
Socially inclusive health care financing in West Africa and India
Short title: Financing health care for inclusion
ID: 261440
Start date: 2011-05-01, End date: 2014-10-31
Recent health financing reforms in low and middle income countries aim to introduce affordable prepayment and subsidies for low socio-economic groups. However, while such reforms have led to increased utilization of care, often the poor and informal sector continue to be excl...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98910
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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