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Praziquantel: its central role in the chemotherapy of schistosome infection
ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10054
Start date: 2002-10-01, End date: 2007-09-30
This proposal will be centred on aspects of praziquantel usage and will involve a group of scientists from disease endemic countries (with a major focus on Africa). They will be linked with a group of scientists from European Member States who share their common interest in re...
Programme: FP5-INCO 2
Record Number: 65026
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
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
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
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
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
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
ID: TS3*930245
Start date: 1994-01-01, End date: 1996-12-31
Programme: FP3-STD 3
Record Number: 26854
Last updated on: 1999-12-21
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
ID: IC18970228
Start date: 1997-12-01, End date: 2001-05-31
To establish a network of scientists, field workers and health administrators dealing with the treatment of schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease affecting about 200 million people in tropical and sub-tropical countries. Since treatment is almost universally performed using a s...
Programme: FP4-INCO
Record Number: 40179
Last updated on: 2001-12-07
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