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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
International network for capacity building for the control of emerging viral vector borne zoonotic diseases
ID: 211757
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2012-10-31
West Nile Fever (WNF), Rift Valley Fever (RVF) and Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) are arthropod-borne diseases of different domestic and wild animals and can also affect humans, posing a great threat to public health because of their epidemic and zoonotic potential. ...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 87954
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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 r...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98355
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Biology and control of vector-borne infections in Europe
ID: 261504
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2015-06-30
To address the call for proposals 'Biology and control of vector-borne infections in Europe' launched by the European Commission, we want to investigate the biological, ecological and epidemiological components of vector-borne diseases (VBD) introduction, emergence and spread...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97622
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
European West Nile collaborative research project
ID: 261391
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-08-31
West Nile virus (WNV) is one of the most evident examples of emerging/re-emerging pathogens one can nominate, which is characterized by occasional virulent epizootic outbreaks. Despite intensive research done since its first appearance in the Americas in 1999, many aspects of...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98226
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Collaborative HIV and Anti-HIV Drug Resistance Network
ID: 223131
Start date: 2009-04-01, End date: 2014-03-31
CHAIN is a large scale integrating project aimed to effectively and durably combat new and existing anti-HIV drug resistance in clinical settings, with a special emphasis on Eastern Europe and in heavily affected resource-poor regions in Africa. This will be achieved through ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91029
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Development of rapid field diagnostics for identification, control and management of haemorrhagic fever outbreaks
ID: 32180
Start date: 2006-12-01, End date: 2010-11-30
This project proposes to develop and validate diagnostic tools for early viral haemorrhagic fever outbreak detection and control. A frontline line-assay carrying antigens of all African haemorrhagic fever viruses is to be developed and validated for widespread use in bush hosp...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81322
Last updated on: 2011-01-24
Innate Immune responses and immunoregulation in Schistosomiasis: Novel mechanisms in the control of infection and disease
ID: 32405
Start date: 2006-11-01, End date: 2010-10-31
Schistosomiasis is an important parasitic disease in the developing world and is largely chronic in nature. Helminth infections, such as Schistosoma sp., often cause down-regulation of the adaptive immune response possibly through long-term, or repeated stimulation of the inna...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 81335
Last updated on: 2011-01-24
An Integrated project for the design and testing of vaccine candidates against tuberculosis: Identification, development and clinical studies
ID: 503367
Start date: 2004-01-01, End date: 2009-12-31
With a global incidence increasing at 2% and two million deaths each year, tuberculosis (TB) demands the highest priority among communicable diseases linked to poverty. In developing countries, the vast majority of the TB cases affect the young adult population, increasing its...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 78702
Last updated on: 2011-01-11
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