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Syndromic approach to Neglected Infectious Diseases (NID) at primary health care level: an international collaboration on integrated diagnostic-treatment platforms
ID: 260260
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Neglected Infectious Diseases (NID) such as trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis receive less than 5% of the global investment for tropical diseases research. Clinical praxis in disease-endemic countries (DEC) is rarely evidence b...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97322
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Health Equity and Financial Protection in Asia
ID: 223166
Start date: 2009-06-01, End date: 2013-11-30
In much of Asia, households are liable for large out-of-pocket payments when they use health services. As a result, many fail to seek care or get inadequate care, while others seek care but end up in financial difficulty. Expanding insurance is one obvious policy solution, bu...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91950
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Health system analysis to support capacity development to respond to pandemic influenza in Asia
ID: 201823
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2011-04-30
Operational planning to implement strategic pandemic influenza plans remains a major challenge. This project will help ensure resources are deployed effectively and efficiently in countries in Asia in the event of a pandemic. To date, an important challenge has been that ther...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86768
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Global view of food allergy: opportunities to study the influence of microbial exposure
ID: 517812
Start date: 2005-09-01, End date: 2008-08-31
Modern European living conditions are creating a cascade of events that lead to increase in allergies. The changes in food processing, food intake, mucosal permeability and immune reactivity to allergens need to be understood in depth before appropriate interventions are possi...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 75887
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
Towards the harmonisation of analytical methods for monitoring quality and safety in the food chain
ID: 36337
Start date: 2007-02-01, End date: 2012-01-31
The MONIQA (Towards harmonisation regarding monitoring the hazards in the food supply chain?) NoE seeks to establish durable integration of leading research institutions, industrial partners and SMES working in complementary fields of detections and methods for food quality an...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 85789
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
Improved bio-traceability of unintended microorganisms and their substances in food and feed chains
ID: 36272
Start date: 2007-01-01, End date: 2011-12-31
Food Safety policy within the EU is governed by the White Paper on Food Safety (Comm 199, 719 Final) which calls for a comprehensive integrated approach to ensure a high level of human health and consumer protection. This policy has been enacted into legislation by The General...
Programme: FP6-FOOD
Record Number: 84236
Last updated on: 2012-09-06
Integrated health, social and economic impacts of extreme events: Evidence, methods and tools
ID: 36877
Start date: 2007-02-01, End date: 2011-01-31
Recent events such as the Pakistan earthquake, Hurricane Katrina, the Indian Ocean tsunami and the European heat waves of 2003 reveal the vulnerability of societies to extreme events. The goal of this project is to strengthen prevention, mitigation and preparedness strategies ...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 81278
Last updated on: 2011-03-01
T cell Regulation and the Control of Helminth Infections
ID: 32436
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2009-09-30
Helminth infections are among the most neglected communicable diseases afflicting developing countries. Pharmacological treatments are compromised by rapid re-infection, variable compliance, and emerging resistance. Vaccination has not yet succeeded in evoking strong resistanc...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81336
Last updated on: 2010-01-15
Malaria and helminth coinfection: new insights for malaria control
ID: 31714
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2009-09-30
Malaria and helminth infections often coincide geographically in tropical regions. The implications of concomitant malaria and helminth infections have been mainly explored in animal models indicating that their interaction can alter the course of malaria infection and disease...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 79995
Last updated on: 2008-09-01
ID: IC18950012
Start date: 1996-01-01, End date: 1998-12-31
* To investigate the nature of the reported absence of correlation between in vitro toxin neutralization assays and in vivo neutralization tests for diphtheria (and to a lesser extent tetanus) antibodies and to develop a practical solution for this phenomenon. * To improve res...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 31177
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
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