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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
Multi-disciplinary University Traditional Health Initiative (MUTHI):
Building Sustainable Research Capacity on Plants for Better Public Health in Africa
ID: 266005
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
It is recognised that research must be a basis for better health throughout Africa (e.g. Global Ministerium Forum on Research for Health, Bamako 2008, Beijing declaration 2008). As a consequence It is a priority to build research capacities in the African continent that will ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97557
Last updated on: 2016-12-05
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: 2016-09-26
Formulating new Goals for global health, and proposing new Governance for global health that will allow the achievement of these goals
ID: 305240
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2016-02-29
The MDGs succeeded in generating consensus on and mobilising resources towards agreed goals. They were less successful at clarifying responsibilities for achieving them. The MDG target on sharing global health innovation is particularly ambiguous about the allocation of respo...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 105664
Last updated on: 2016-09-12
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: 2016-06-27
Supporting the Use of Research Evidence (SURE) for Policy in African Health Systems
ID: 222881
Start date: 2009-06-01, End date: 2014-05-31
Inadequate access to and use of research evidence to inform health policy limits the achievement of universal and equitable access to healthcare, hinders quality improvement and makes it difficult to use healthcare resources wisely. Poorly informed decision-making about healt...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91062
Last updated on: 2016-06-27
African Regional Capacity Development for Health Systems and Services Research
ID: 265970
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2015-03-31
This project will add new research training capacity at Sub Saharan African (SSA) universities, for health systems and services strengthening. The focus is doctoral and post doctoral training, institutional strengthening for education, financial and administrative research ma...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97707
Last updated on: 2016-05-18
Supporting decentralised management to improve health workforce performance in Ghana, Uganda and Tanzania
ID: 266334
Start date: 2011-09-01, End date: 2015-08-31
The proposal addresses the workforce deficit in sub-Saharan countries in Africa by improving the overall performance of the workforce. Management strengthening activities will be tested to identify what improvements can be made within available resources in decentralised mana...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 100083
Last updated on: 2016-04-26
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: 2016-04-26
The targeted development of a new generation Vaccine for Schistosomiasis
ID: 242107
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2014-07-31
The aim of this project is to develop a new generation vaccine for schistosomiasis. The vaccine will be based on exposed proteins and/or glycans of the vulnerable skin stage schistosomula, making it safe and effective. The life stage-specific vaccine target selection strategy...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 94065
Last updated on: 2016-03-15
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