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Malaria Transmission Blocking by Vaccines, Drugs and Immune Mosquitoes: Efficacy Assessment and Targets
ID: 223736
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2013-05-31
Malaria is a complex disease, dependent on multiple host/parasite/vector interactions. This tripartite system offers numerous opportunities for disease-preventing interventions, but also creates robustness that undercuts ‘magic bullet’ expectations. Our interdisciplinary Tran...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88869
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Multi-drug resistance in malaria under combination therapy: Assessment of specific markers and development of innovative, rapid and simple diagnostics
ID: 201889
Start date: 2008-01-01, End date: 2013-06-30
This project aims to assess specific P. falciparum genetic markers for resistance to artemisinin-based combinations (ACT), and to develop innovative, rapid and simple diagnostics for malaria and these markers. Specific objectives are: • To develop and evaluate in disease ende...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86769
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
African Vector Control:  New Tools
[PROJECT] AVECNET - African Vector Control: New Tools
ID: 265660
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-12-31
The AvecNet consortium will develop practical solutions to the current limitations of vector control strategies in Africa using a combination of translationally-aware, state of the art science and end user analysis to ensure successful development and uptake of the new and im...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98328
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health: reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity in the year after childbirth through combined facility- and community-based interventions
ID: 265448
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Improving maternal and newborn health requires innovative approaches that maximise opportunities for impact throughout the continuum of care. In the past decade, maternal health services have largely focused on the management of intrapartum complications and on rationalising ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97705
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
African Programme for Advanced  Research Epidemiology Training
ID: 265411
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The APARET fellowship programme will catalyse independent research activities of graduates of Field Epidemiology Training Programmes (FETP) and Field Epidemiology Laboratory Training programmes (FELTP) in Africa. APARET fellows will be employed as research associates by Afric...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98539
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Evaluation and impact of screening and treatment approaches for the prevention of cervical neoplasia in HIV-positive women in Burkina Faso and South Africa: HPV in Africa Research Partnership
ID: 265396
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2014-10-31
The proposal's overall aim is to improve cervical cancer prevention programs for HIV–infected women in Africa, by evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alternative screening strategies, and by developing algorithms leading to earlier detection and management ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97275
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Assessing the impact of fee exemption on maternal health in West Africa and Morocco: new tools, new knowledge
ID: 261449
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-03-31
There is a growing consensus that maternal health outcomes can only be improved through policies and programmes that combine interventions to address the different causes of ill health and target multiple groups. Such policies and programmes are complex in nature as they invo...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 96923
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Optimising the impact and cost-effectiveness of child health intervention programmes of vaccines and micronutrients in low-income countries
ID: 261375
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2016-08-31
International child health programmes in low-income countries are justified in term of their impact on child survival. However, the effect estimates are usually calculated from performance indicators and assumptions about efficacy based on small-scale target-specific studies....
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98247
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Population age structure and age structure modification via Wolbachia in Anopheles gambiae
ID: 223241
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2012-07-31
One of the most critical factors contributing to the vectorial capacity of malaria vector mosquitoes is the mean age attained by adult females, because after picking up the Plasmodium parasite there is a lengthy incubation period before transmission can occur. A virulent stra...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 89719
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Quality of maternal and prenatal care: bridging the know-do gap
ID: 222982
Start date: 2009-05-01, End date: 2014-04-30
Besides a dramatic lack of financial and human resources in developing countries, health care is additionally endangered by quality deficiencies caused by low staff motivation. This lack of motivation leads to an insufficient translation of knowledge into optimal utilization ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91235
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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