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Asian Regional Capacity Development for Research on Social Determinants of Health
ID: 281930
Start date: 2011-12-01, End date: 2015-11-30
This project will add new research training capacity at low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Asia, for promoting research on social determinants of health (RSDH). The focus is doctoral and post doctoral training, institutional strengthening for education, financial and ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 100690
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
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: 2017-10-06
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: 2017-06-05
Unraveling the molecular mechanism of nitrosative stress resistance in tuberculosis
ID: 223335
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2012-03-31
Tuberculosis is today amongst the major worldwide health threats. Treatment failure is unfortunately becoming more usual, especially in countries lacking the long and costly treatment adapted to patients. Thus, tuberculosis causes 2 million deaths every year and latently pers...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88917
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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: 2017-05-29
Accessing Medicines in Africa and South Asia
ID: 242262
Start date: 2010-05-01, End date: 2013-10-31
The main aim of the proposed research is to investigate how the interplay of patent regimes, pharmaceutical regulation, availability of drug production facilities, health care infrastructure and service provision, and engagement by foreign donors influence appropriate, afford...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94190
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
Development of a DNA vaccine for visceral leishmaniasis
ID: 223189
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2012-06-30
This project will focus on the preclinical development of a DNA vaccine for human visceral leishmaniasis. The project is based upon the DNA vaccine technology and immunomodulators developed at Mologen AG (Berlin, Germany), which are in clinical development for cancer and 3-5 ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 89473
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
New tools for monitoring drug resistance and treatment response in visceral leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent
ID: 222895
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2013-04-30
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), one of the most-neglected infectious diseases, has an annual incidence of 500,000 cases. Early treatment is a major pillar of the current program for VL elimination on the Indian sub-continent. However, the arsenal of available drugs is very limit...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88823
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Production and delivery of antibody fragments against gastrointestinal pathogens by lactobacilli
ID: 202162
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2012-04-30
"Enteric infections remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality globally, accounting for an estimated 2 millions deaths each year. Effective preventive and therapeutic interventions are not yet available for many etiological agents of diarrheal diseases. Furthermore, even...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86781
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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