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Bcg vaccination and childhood morbidity and mortality : interventions with possible implications for immunisation policy in developing countries
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10053
Start date: 2002-10-01, End date: 2007-09-30
It is proposed to examined the non-specific effects of BCG vaccination through three randomised trials with possible implications for immunisation policies in developing countries. It will be examined whether revaccination with BCG reduces mortality with 30%, whether BCG vacci...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 64913
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
The environmental and socio-economic contribution of palm geotextiles to sustainable development and soil conservation
ID: 510745
Start date: 2005-07-01, End date: 2009-02-28
Palm leaf geotextiles offer considerable potential to contribute to global sustainable development and soil conservation. It is postulated that in the humid tropics, their use would promote sustainable and environmentally- friendly palm agriculture, labour -intensive employmen...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75673
Last updated on: 2009-03-09
Epidemiology and new generation vaccines for Ehrlichia and anaplasma infections of ruminants
ID: 3713
Start date: 2005-07-01, End date: 2009-06-30
Heartwater or cowdriosis is a rickettsial disease of wild and domestic ruminants caused by Ehrlichia ruminantium. It occurs in sub-saharan Africa,Madagascar and the surrounding islands where the Amblyomma vectors are distributed. The disease is established in the Caribbean reg...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 75154
Last updated on: 2010-01-07
Contribution of molecular epidemiology and host-pathogen genomics to understand Chlamydial trachomatis disease
ID: 37637
Start date: 2007-07-01, End date: 2009-12-31
Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infections are responsible for both the world leading cause of blindness (trachoma) and the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease which is strongly associated with pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, and tubal infertility. Prelimina...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 86497
Last updated on: 2009-08-13
International consortum on ticks and tick-borne diseases (concerted action on the control of tick-borne diseases of ruminants in developing countries)
ID: ICA4-CT-2000-30006
Start date: 2000-07-01, End date: 2004-12-31
A number of European, African and Latin American institutions working on ticks and tick-borne diseases (TBD) of ruminants proposes to expand their research efforts by creating a unique international consortium. They will develop an online database for hem parasites to facilita...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 52620
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
ID: TS3*910009
Start date: 1992-02-01, End date: 1996-01-31
West and Central Africa provides a unique mixture of the world's major cattle types. Taurine (humpless) cattle, of ancient origin, and Zebu (humped) animals, products of more recent migrations, inhabit adjacent and often overlapping areas. over one third of Africa is infeste...
Programme: FP3-STD 3
Record Number: 26672
Last updated on: 1995-06-09
Longitudinal study of correlates of immunity to tuberculosis in exposed individuals
ID: ICA4-CT-1999-10005
Start date: 2000-01-01, End date: 2003-12-31
Tuberculosis causes 2-3 million deaths/year. A more effective vaccine than BCG is required, but rational vaccine trials cannot be planned for two main reasons. First, although many mycobacterium antigens have been isolated, we do not know which ones to test in human trials. It...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 52789
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
ID: IC18970236
Start date: 1997-11-01, End date: 2001-04-30
To evaluate the role of T cell-associated lytic mechanisms in the killing of intracellular mycobacteria, and the contribution of these effector pathways to immunity against tuberculosis and leprosy.
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 39052
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
ID: IC18970248
Start date: 1998-01-01, End date: 1999-12-31
The general objective of this proposal is to promote interventions to reduce maternal mortality and serious maternal morbidity in different West African settings. Based on a situation analysis using a multidisciplinary approach, possible interventions will be designed in conce...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 40186
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
ID: IC18950011
Start date: 1996-01-01, End date: 2001-06-30
The general objectives are: * To reduce childhood mortality in developing countries through better control of measles infection by developing a better immunization strategy. * To investigate the hypothesis that standard titre measles immunization is associated with non-target...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 31175
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
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