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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
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
Climate change predictions in Sub-Saharan Africa: impacts and adaptations
ID: 244240
Start date: 2010-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
Africa is probably the most vulnerable continent to climate change and climate variability and shows diverse range of agro-ecological and geographical features. Thus the impacts of climate change can be very high and will greatly differ across the continent, and even within c...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 95908
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
New Medicines for Trypanosomatidic Infections
ID: 603240
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2017-01-31
The infectious diseases burden imposed by the parasites of Trypanosomatidae family represents a huge problem on people’s lives in countries where these diseases are endemic. Problems associated with existing drugs include inefficient delivery, insufficient efficacy, excessive...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 109924
Last updated on: 2018-01-03
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
Improved Drought Early Warning and FORecasting to strengthen preparedness and adaptation to droughts in Africa
ID: 265454
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
The principal aim of the DEWFORA proposal is to develop a framework for the provision of early warning and response to mitigate the impact of droughts in Africa. The proposal has been built to achive three key targets: 1. Improved monitoring: by improving knowledge on drought...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97835
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Enabling universal and equitable access to healthcare for vulnerable people in poor resource settings
ID: 223501
Start date: 2009-03-01, End date: 2013-02-28
Healthcare can be neither universal nor equitable if it is less accessible to some sections of society than it is to others. EquitAble’s focus on activity limitations brings recent thinking on disability, public health and health policy together to provide data that is crucia...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90104
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Care Package for Treatment and Control of Visceral Leishmaniasis in East Africa
ID: 305178
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is fatal if left untreated; East Africa is one of the key endemic areas in the world. Untreated patients are part of the retransmission cycle and VL-HIV co-infection is an additional emerging problem. Existing VL monotherapies are difficult to admi...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106176
Last updated on: 2016-03-30
Quantification, understanding and prediction of carbon cycle, and other GHG gases, in Sub-Saharan Africa
ID: 37132
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2009-09-30
Africa is a region highly vulnerable to climatic change due to both ecological and socio-economic factors; however it is the least well-covered region by studies on climate change. For these reasons, the overarching goal of this project is to set up a firs t attempt of a GHG f...
Programme: FP6-SUSTDEV
Record Number: 81403
Last updated on: 2009-11-27
Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite
ID: 503578
Start date: 2004-04-01, End date: 2009-09-30
Leading groups of malaria researchers in major institutions will integrate their scientific expertise and activities to exploit new scientific opportunities provided by the recently available genome information for malaria parasites and their hosts. The joint scientific progra...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 75319
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
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