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Large scale innovative pro-poor programs focused on reducing maternal mortality in India: a proposal for impact evaluation
ID: 261304
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2015-09-30
This application proposes the evaluation of two innovative large scale programs, which were set up to decrease maternal mortality among women living below the poverty line in India. India contributes 20% of global maternal deaths and has 26% of her population living below pov...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97702
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
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
Accessing Medicines in Africa and South Asia
ID: 242262
Start date: 2010-05-01, End date: 2013-10-31
The main aim of the proposed research is to investigate how the interplay of patent regimes, pharmaceutical regulation, availability of drug production facilities, health care infrastructure and service provision, and engagement by foreign donors influence appropriate, afford...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94190
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
European network for global cooperation in the field of AIDS & TB
ID: 223373
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2010-04-30
Background Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS are on the rise worldwide, representing a global public health problem with considerable mutual interaction: TB is the leading cause of mortality for people living with HIV/AIDS, and HIV is the most potent force driving the TB epidemic in ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90963
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Development of a DNA vaccine for visceral leishmaniasis
ID: 223189
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2012-06-30
This project will focus on the preclinical development of a DNA vaccine for human visceral leishmaniasis. The project is based upon the DNA vaccine technology and immunomodulators developed at Mologen AG (Berlin, Germany), which are in clinical development for cancer and 3-5 ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 89473
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Signalling in life cycle stages of malaria parasites
ID: 223044
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2012-07-31
Malaria is a major public health problem in the developing world and is endemic in many regions of India. The development of novel strategies for malaria control requires a better understanding of the biology of malaria parasites. Our project aims at bringing a significant co...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90217
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
New tools for monitoring drug resistance and treatment response in visceral leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent
ID: 222895
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2013-04-30
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), one of the most-neglected infectious diseases, has an annual incidence of 500,000 cases. Early treatment is a major pillar of the current program for VL elimination on the Indian sub-continent. However, the arsenal of available drugs is very limit...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88823
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
Production and delivery of antibody fragments against gastrointestinal pathogens by lactobacilli
ID: 202162
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2012-04-30
"Enteric infections remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality globally, accounting for an estimated 2 millions deaths each year. Effective preventive and therapeutic interventions are not yet available for many etiological agents of diarrheal diseases. Furthermore, even...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86781
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Plasmodium Vivax Infection in Pregnancy
ID: 201588
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2012-08-31
Malaria in pregnancy has been recently prioritised by the EC 7th Framework Program. In response, we propose to carry out a cohort observational study in pregnant women in 5 P. vivax endemic countries, broadly representing most of the world's infections. The Indian and Papua N...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86760
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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