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Clinical Officer Surgical Training in Africa
ID: 266417
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2016-09-30
Obstetrical and abdominal emergencies, and trauma, much of it affecting children, represent a major and neglected part of Africa’s burden of disease. Countries cannot train and retain sufficient specialist surgeons (doctors) to address these priorities. We propose a surgical ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98448
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Poverty related Diseases College(International Programme on BioMedicine and Development)
ID: 223581
Start date: 2009-07-01, End date: 2013-03-31
To bridge the gap between the biological sciences, health and development in Africa, a consortium is created and named the PRD College, which proposes to reorganise and educate young African and European scientists to perform research, on poverty related and neglected disease...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91089
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Integrated control of neglected zoonoses: improving human health and animal production through scientific innovation and public engagement
ID: 221948
Start date: 2009-04-01, End date: 2014-12-31
This project aims at Improving Human Health and Animal Production in developing countries through Integrated Control of Neglected Zoonoses in animals, based on Scientific Innovation and Public Engagement. Neglected zoonoses, such as anthrax, rabies, brucellosis, bovine TB, zo...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 90293
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Strengthening fairness and accountability in priority setting for improving equity and access to quality health care at district level in Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia
ID: 517709
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2011-12-31
Health systems in many low income countries are strangled in a vicious circle: management capacity isperceived insufficient to be given full responsibility for priority setting, but without effective decentralization of the priority setting process, the capacity will never inc...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 78742
Last updated on: 2012-11-21
Evaluation of transrenal-DNA detection to diagnose tuberculosis
ID: 37785
Start date: 2007-01-01, End date: 2010-06-30
Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a global threat to public health, of important social and financial concern to the expanding European Union, and a cause of enormous morbidity and mortality in the developing world. Timely and accurate diagnosis is a critical obstacle to TB co...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 85042
Last updated on: 2011-03-08
Contact point network to attract young African scientists to participate in EU-funded research programmes on PRD
ID: 37735
Start date: 2006-08-01, End date: 2010-07-31
The overall objective of these actions is to create a network of information points in form of three Regional Contact Points in sub-Saharan Africa to ensure that young African scientists are encouraged, motivated and facilitated with the necessary information to participate ...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 85222
Last updated on: 2010-10-07
A multidisciplinary alliance to optimize schistosomiasis control and transmission surveillance in sub-Saharan Africa
ID: 32203
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2010-09-30
Abstract: CONTRAST is a multidisciplinary alliance bringing together key skills and expertise to generate new knowledge on biological, environmental and socio-economic factors relating to schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa. The project will complement ongoing chemotherapy c...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 80010
Last updated on: 2010-09-30
Biology and clinical staging of trypanosome neuroinvasion in sleeping sickness
ID: 32324
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2009-09-30
The project, based on a joint effort of five African and three European partners, foresees a highly integrated investigation of sleeping sickness or human African trypanosomiasis (HAT). This is a neglected but re-emerging disease in sub-Saharan Africa. HAT develops into an ear...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 80014
Last updated on: 2010-01-15
Promoting infant health and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and efficacy of exclusive breastfeeding promotion in the era of HIV
ID: 3660
Start date: 2005-01-01, End date: 2008-12-31
The objective of the project is to develop and test an intervention to promote exclusive breastfeeding (EBF), to assess its impact on infant health in African contexts where a high prevalence of HIV is a barrier and to strengthen the evidence base regarding the optimal duratio...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75148
Last updated on: 2008-03-07
ID: IC18960083
Start date: 1996-10-01, End date: 2000-03-31
* To develop capacity for action research in support of urban TB control. * To develop and evaluate interventions, through action research. * To assess and document the pros and cons of different methodologies used.
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 33967
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
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