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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: 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
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
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
Reflecting the Positive diveRsities of European prIorities for reSearch and Measurement in end of life cAre
ID: 201655
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2011-04-30
There is little coordination in undertaking research in end of life care. This is due to lack of agreement on what constitutes “end of life” cancer care, no information on public or clinical priorities for achieving a “good death” in a culturally diverse Europe, few appropria...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86694
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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: 2017-05-26
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: 2017-05-26
Expanded Quality management Using Information Power for Maternal and Newborn Health in Africa
ID: 265827
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2014-10-31
Maternal and new-born MDGs 4 and 5 will likely not be met in Africa despite the availability of evidence-based, affordable and appropriate technical interventions. Obstacles persist on both the demand side (low utilization) and supply side (low quality and lack of services), ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97294
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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: 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
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