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Integrated control of neglected zoonoses: improving human health and animal production through scientific innovation and public engagement
ID: 221948
Start date: 2009-04-01, End date: 2014-12-31
This project aims at Improving Human Health and Animal Production in developing countries through Integrated Control of Neglected Zoonoses in animals, based on Scientific Innovation and Public Engagement. Neglected zoonoses, such as anthrax, rabies, brucellosis, bovine TB, zo...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 90293
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health: reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity in the year after childbirth through combined facility- and community-based interventions
ID: 265448
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
Improving maternal and newborn health requires innovative approaches that maximise opportunities for impact throughout the continuum of care. In the past decade, maternal health services have largely focused on the management of intrapartum complications and on rationalising ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97705
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Health, environmental change and adaptive capacity: mapping, examining and anticipating future risks of water-related vector-borne diseases in eastern Africa
ID: 266327
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The HEALTHY FUTURES project is motivated by concern for the health impacts of environmental changes. HEATHLY FUTURES aims to respond to this concern through construction of a disease risk mapping system for three water-related high-impact VBDs (malaria, Rift valley fever and ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97419
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Capacity-Linked water supply and sanitation improvement for Africa's peri-urban and Rural Areas
ID: 265676
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-02-28
There are a large number of small communities and towns in Africa that suffer from severe problems with water supply and sanitation. Small communities in rural areas and peri-urban areas of small towns have comparable settlement structures in which reuse of water and use of s...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 98911
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Quantifying Weather and Climate Impacts on Health in Developing Countries
ID: 243964
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2013-07-31
One of the most dramatic and immediate impacts of climate variation is that on disease, especially the vector-borne diseases that disproportionally affect the poorest people in Africa. Although we can clearly see that, for example, an El Nino event triggers Rift Valley Fever ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93952
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Population biology and molecular genetics of vectorial capacity in Anopheles gambiae: targeting reproductive behaviour and immunity for transmission-refractory interventions
ID: 223601
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2012-06-30
Malaria, one of the world’s most devastating diseases, is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium and is obligatory transmitted to humans by anopheline mosquitoes. The African mosquito species Anopheles gambiae s.s., is the major vector of this disease. Research...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90124
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Novel staple food-based strategies to improve micronutrient status for better health and development in sub-Saharan Africa
ID: 211484
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Malnutrition, and especially deficiencies of micronutrients like iron, zinc and vitamin A, undermine the progress towards most of the Millennium Development Goals. In view of the serious coverage, compliance and safety concerns of supplementation, this project aims to identif...
Programme: FP7-KBBE
Record Number: 87952
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
African Vector Control:  New Tools
[PROJECT] AVECNET - African Vector Control: New Tools
ID: 265660
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-12-31
The AvecNet consortium will develop practical solutions to the current limitations of vector control strategies in Africa using a combination of translationally-aware, state of the art science and end user analysis to ensure successful development and uptake of the new and im...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98328
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa
ID: 265482
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2015-01-31
In sub-Saharan Africa health improvement remains a major development challenge. A growing evidence base demonstrates that health systems must be strengthened to secure progress in addressing mortality and tackling disease burdens. Yet there is a dearth of African research to ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97706
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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: 2017-05-25
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