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Emerging mental health systems in low- and middle-income countries
ID: 305968
Start date: 2012-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
The objective of the EMERALD Project is to improve mental health outcomes by enhancing health system performance. The key issues addressed are: (i) adequate, fair & sustainable resourcing: using human, infrastructural, informational & financial resource inputs to effectively ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106179
Last updated on: 2017-03-13
More Medicines for Tuberculosis
ID: 260872
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-07-31
The More Medicines for Tuberculosis (MM4TB) consortium evolved from the highly successful FP6 project, New Medicines for TB (NM4TB), that delivered a candidate drug for clinical development two years ahead of schedule. Building on these firm foundations and exploiting its pro...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98754
Last updated on: 2017-02-13
Kinetoplastid Drug Development: strengthening the preclinical pipeline
ID: 602773
Start date: 2013-09-01, End date: 2016-08-31
The trypanosomatid diseases, leishmaniasis, Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) and Chagas disease (CD), continue to impart a heavy toll on human health. The treatments available are limited and threatened by drug resistance with few newdrugs in the pipeline. The KINDReD cons...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 110201
Last updated on: 2016-11-28
Signalling in life cycle stages of malaria parasites
ID: 223044
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2012-07-31
Malaria is a major public health problem in the developing world and is endemic in many regions of India. The development of novel strategies for malaria control requires a better understanding of the biology of malaria parasites. Our project aims at bringing a significant co...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90217
Last updated on: 2016-11-14
The antiretroviral roll out for HIV in India - strengthening capacity to promote adherence and patient follow-up in the context
ID: 222946
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2014-04-30
India is a nation of contrasts. The economy is modernizing, but the culture is traditional. Different provinces experience the HIV epidemic differently; even in high-prevalence areas, the epidemic reflects diverse social, cultural, religious, & sexual practices. This proposal...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90123
Last updated on: 2016-10-31
Role of human papillomavirus infection and other co-factors in the aetiology of head and neck cancer in India and Europe
ID: 282562
Start date: 2011-09-01, End date: 2015-08-31
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for approximately 25% of head and neck cancer (HNC) worldwide and appears to be associated with a better response to treatment and improved prognosis. Evidence suggests that HPV-induced HNC has steadily increased in the USA and some E...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 100268
Last updated on: 2016-10-10
Genomic and lifestyle predictors of foetal outcome relevant to diabetes and obesity and their relevance to prevention strategies in South Asian peoples
ID: 278917
Start date: 2012-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Despite a strong genetic component to diabetes and obesity, the rapidly rising prevalence of these disorders is due to adaptation to a changing environment. The epicentre of the ‘diabetes epidemic’ is in South Asia and this is reflected in the migrant populations in Europe. C...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 102036
Last updated on: 2016-07-11
Large scale innovative pro-poor programs focused on reducing maternal mortality in India: a proposal for impact evaluation
ID: 261304
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2015-09-30
This application proposes the evaluation of two innovative large scale programs, which were set up to decrease maternal mortality among women living below the poverty line in India. India contributes 20% of global maternal deaths and has 26% of her population living below pov...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97702
Last updated on: 2016-07-08
Syndromic approach to Neglected Infectious Diseases (NID) at primary health care level: an international collaboration on integrated diagnostic-treatment platforms
ID: 260260
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2016-04-30
Neglected Infectious Diseases (NID) such as trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis receive less than 5% of the global investment for tropical diseases research. Clinical praxis in disease-endemic countries (DEC) is rarely evidence b...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97322
Last updated on: 2016-05-18
Clinical development of a Pfs48/45-based malaria transmission blocking vaccine
ID: 242079
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2014-11-30
Malaria vaccines are needed to reduce the unacceptably high burden of disease and death in particular in the lowest income countries. Malaria vaccines aim at interruption of the life cycle of the parasite Plasmodium falciparum by induced immune responses in the humans. Transm...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94465
Last updated on: 2016-05-18
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