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Genetic study of Common Hereditary Bowel Cancers in Hispania and the Americas
ID: 223678
Start date: 2009-06-01, End date: 2013-05-31
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is common in both sexes, has relatively poor outcome and has no major avoidable risk factor. Recent studies have shown that common inherited single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) can increase cancer risk. We have shown CRC risk to be associated with S...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91245
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Development of a two-approach plate system for the fast and simultaneous detection of MDR and XDR M. tuberculosis
ID: 201690
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2012-01-31
Tuberculosis (TB) continues being a leading cause of death due to a single infectious disease agent. The HIV/AIDS pandemic and the emergence of drug resistance are compounding factors that hinder the control of the disease. Associated with this problem is the emergence of mul...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88196
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Towards the establishment of a permanent European Virtual Institute dedicated to Malaria Research (EVIMalaR)
ID: 242095
Start date: 2009-10-01, End date: 2015-03-31
This is a proposal from 55 partners from 36 institutes to form a NoE that will seek to integrate European malaria research that is directed towards a better understanding of the basic biology of the parasite, its vector and of the biology of the interactions between the paras...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 93052
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
European network for global cooperation in the field of AIDS & TB
ID: 223373
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2010-04-30
Background Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS are on the rise worldwide, representing a global public health problem with considerable mutual interaction: TB is the leading cause of mortality for people living with HIV/AIDS, and HIV is the most potent force driving the TB epidemic in ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90963
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Impact on equity of access and efficiency of Integrated Health care Networks (IHN) in Colombia and Brazil
ID: 223123
Start date: 2009-03-01, End date: 2013-08-31
The research focuses on different types of integrated health care networks (IHN), widely promoted in Latin America in spite of lack of knowledge on their impact. It will look at their impact on equity and efficiency, and its implication for an universal and equitable access t...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91311
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Plasmodium Vivax Infection in Pregnancy
ID: 201588
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2012-08-31
Malaria in pregnancy has been recently prioritised by the EC 7th Framework Program. In response, we propose to carry out a cohort observational study in pregnant women in 5 P. vivax endemic countries, broadly representing most of the world's infections. The Indian and Papua N...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86760
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
LATENT TUBERCULOSIS: New tools for the detection and clearance of dormant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
ID: 200999
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2011-07-31
Although the definition of latency under a clinical point of view seems clear, the bacterial biology behind that clinical situation remains poorly understood. While dormant, the tubercle bacilli are considered to be under non-replicating (NR) stage. In such a condition, bacil...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88161
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
AFRICA BUILD (Building a Research and Education Infrastructure for Africa)
ID: 266474
Start date: 2011-08-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Topic: AFRICA BUILD aims to improve capacity for health research and education in Africa, through Information Technologies (IT). It will provide innovative learning and research opportunities. Background: The EU has supported many IT and health initiatives, with significant r...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 99621
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
DEVELOPING AND TESTING OF NEW METHODOLOGIES TO MONITOR AND EVALUATE HEALTH RELATED EU-FUNDED INTERVENTIONS IN COOPERATION PARTNER COUNTRIES
ID: 261389
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-10-31
EVAL-HEALTH is an R&D project which has as its main goal to contribute to strengthen monitoring and evaluation of European Union (EU) funded interventions in developing countries in the specific area of Health, The major objectives of EVAL-HEALTH are: 1) To develop a sound me...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97666
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Enhanced Protective Immunity Against Filariasis
ID: 242131
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2014-08-31
Filarial infections remain a major public health problem in West and Central Africa. Three filarial species are involved: Onchocerca volvulus (onchocerciasis or river blindness); Wuchereria bancrofti (lymphatic filariasis); and Loa loa (the eye worm). Treatment of onchocercia...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94066
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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