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Clinical development of a VAR2CSA-based placental malaria vaccine
ID: 304815
Start date: 2013-03-01, End date: 2017-02-28
Placental malaria, a special form of malaria targeting pregnant women, causes the death of 200,000 infants and 10,000 pregnant women each year. Placental malaria has no sustainable cure. The overall success criterion of the proposed project is to enable the manufacture of a v...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106907
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
Crossroads of empires: archaeology, material culture and socio-political relationships in West Africa
ID: 263747
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
Knowledge of the last 1000 years in the West African Sahel comes largely from historical sources, which say that many regions were ruled by vast polities. The aim of my archaeological project is to seize how, in fact, lhe 'empires' of this region structured the landscape, and...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 97644
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in pregnancy for improved maternal and infant health: a cluster-randomized trial
ID: 305662
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2017-05-31
Pregnant women are very susceptible to malaria infection and Malaria in Pregnancy (MiP) is a major cause of maternal anaemia and low birth weight (LBW) that leads to infant mortality, poor growth and development. In low transmission areas, malaria can become severe, resulting...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 105395
Last updated on: 2016-10-31
African monsoon multidisciplinary analysis
ID: 004089
Start date: 2005-01-01, End date: 2009-12-31
The dramatic change in the region of the West African monsoon (WAM) from wet conditions in the 50s and 60s to much drier conditions from the 70s to the 90s represents one of the strongest inter-decadal signals on the planet in the 20th century. Marked inter-annual variations i...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 85507
Last updated on: 2012-02-13
Networking for ethics on biomedical research in africa
ID: 513341
Start date: 2005-01-03, End date: 2006-12-02
High quality ethics review capacity is a key component of health research. The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, funded through the 6th Framework Program, aims to accelerate the development of interventions into clinical trials tailored to the need...
Programme: FP6-SOCIETY
Record Number: 74477
Last updated on: 2010-01-21
A Regional Model for Integrated Water Management in Twinned River Basins
ID: 505401
Start date: 2004-03-01, End date: 2007-02-28
The project "RIVERTWIN" aims in adjusting, testing and implementing an integrated regional model for the strategic planning of water resources management in twinned river basins under contrasting ecological, social and economic conditions. The regional model will take into acc...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 74264
Last updated on: 2008-07-04
Changes in land access, institutions and markets in West Africa
ID: ICA4-CT-2001-10083
Start date: 2002-01-01, End date: 2005-12-31
This project will investigate the changing ways in which different groups gain access to land and other resources in West Africa, and the evolution of institutions through which claims to land are made. Field studies will be undertaken in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, an...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 60212
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
Improving the quality and nutritional status of
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10058
Start date: 2002-09-01, End date: 2006-08-31
Gari is a traditional fermented cassava-based staple food produced by natural solid-state fermentation (SSF) and it is the main energy source for many people in West Africa. However, cassava contains very low levels of protein. The objective of this project is to improve the n...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 64267
Last updated on: 2005-12-09
ID: IC18970244
Start date: 1997-12-01, End date: 2001-05-31
* The development of rDNA-based molecular markers for each of the taxonomic units shown within An. gambiae s.s. and An. funestus s.s. * The evaluation of the new diagnostic tools on field-collected material typed by polytene chromosome analysis. * The physical isolation and cl...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 38888
Last updated on: 2003-01-21
ID: IC18970251
Start date: 1998-07-01, End date: 2000-12-31
The general objective is to deploy an African network for research and analysis of human reproduction and maternal health in six West African countries. The specific objectives are to: * Assess the magnitude of abortion complications in several maternities of the following s...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 44873
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
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