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Care Package for Treatment and Control of Visceral Leishmaniasis in East Africa
ID: 305178
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is fatal if left untreated; East Africa is one of the key endemic areas in the world. Untreated patients are part of the retransmission cycle and VL-HIV co-infection is an additional emerging problem. Existing VL monotherapies are difficult to admi...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106176
Last updated on: 2016-03-30
New Medicines for Trypanosomatidic Infections
ID: 603240
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2017-01-31
The infectious diseases burden imposed by the parasites of Trypanosomatidae family represents a huge problem on people’s lives in countries where these diseases are endemic. Problems associated with existing drugs include inefficient delivery, insufficient efficacy, excessive...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 109924
Last updated on: 2017-01-16
International consortum on ticks and tick-borne diseases (concerted action on the control of tick-borne diseases of ruminants in developing countries)
ID: ICA4-CT-2000-30006
Start date: 2000-07-01, End date: 2004-12-31
A number of European, African and Latin American institutions working on ticks and tick-borne diseases (TBD) of ruminants proposes to expand their research efforts by creating a unique international consortium. They will develop an online database for hem parasites to facilita...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 52620
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
Quantification, understanding and prediction of carbon cycle, and other GHG gases, in Sub-Saharan Africa
ID: 37132
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2009-09-30
Africa is a region highly vulnerable to climatic change due to both ecological and socio-economic factors; however it is the least well-covered region by studies on climate change. For these reasons, the overarching goal of this project is to set up a firs t attempt of a GHG f...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 81403
Last updated on: 2009-11-27
Praziquantel: its central role in the chemotherapy of schistosome infection
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10054
Start date: 2002-10-01, End date: 2006-09-30
This proposal will be centred on aspects of praziquantel usage and will involve a group of scientists from disease endemic countries (with a major focus on Africa). They will be linked with a group of scientists from European Member States who share their common interest in re...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 65026
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
Human Resources for Primary Health Care in Africa
ID: 265727
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2015-05-31
"Multiple reports have documented the important deficit in human resources in health (HRH) in Africa. The causes are multiple and relate to a combination of underproduction, internal mal-distribution and inappropriate task allocation, working conditions and brain drain. The H...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97952
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
ID: TS3*930245
Start date: 1994-01-01, End date: 1996-12-31
Programme: FP3-STD 3
Record Number: 26854
Last updated on: 1999-12-21
Climate change predictions in Sub-Saharan Africa: impacts and adaptations
ID: 244240
Start date: 2010-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
Africa is probably the most vulnerable continent to climate change and climate variability and shows diverse range of agro-ecological and geographical features. Thus the impacts of climate change can be very high and will greatly differ across the continent, and even within c...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 95908
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
ID: IC18970228
Start date: 1997-12-01, End date: 2001-05-31
To establish a network of scientists, field workers and health administrators dealing with the treatment of schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease affecting about 200 million people in tropical and sub-tropical countries. Since treatment is almost universally performed using a s...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 40179
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
ID: IC18960116
Start date: 1996-12-01, End date: 1999-11-30
* Implementation of rapid, simple and cheap diagnostic tests for measles that can be used under field conditions. * Establishment of a diagnostic virological lab, operating according to WHO standards. This lab may participate in WHO eradication efforts for measles in the near ...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 34474
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
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