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Supporting Low-cost Intervention For disEase control
ID: 305292
Start date: 2013-05-01, End date: 2017-04-30
In developing countries, most of the 11 million deaths per year of children under the age five years occur in areas where adequate medical care is not available. In Malawi the under-five mortality rate is 133 per 1,000 live births. First-level health facilities - the closest ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106966
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
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
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
Clinical Officer Surgical Training in Africa
ID: 266417
Start date: 2011-04-01, End date: 2016-09-30
Obstetrical and abdominal emergencies, and trauma, much of it affecting children, represent a major and neglected part of Africa’s burden of disease. Countries cannot train and retain sufficient specialist surgeons (doctors) to address these priorities. We propose a surgical ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98448
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Enhancing Human Resources and Use of Appropriate Training for Maternal and Perinatal Survival In Sub-Saharan Africa
ID: 266290
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Most African women face childbirth without access to skilled health workers when obstetric and neonatal emergencies arise. Providing and retaining skilled health workers is vital in attempts to save the 600,000 women and 7 million babies who die annually in Africa. In the mod...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97709
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
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
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 clinical staging of trypanosome neuroinvasion in sleeping sickness
ID: 32324
Start date: 2006-10-01, End date: 2009-09-30
The project, based on a joint effort of five African and three European partners, foresees a highly integrated investigation of sleeping sickness or human African trypanosomiasis (HAT). This is a neglected but re-emerging disease in sub-Saharan Africa. HAT develops into an ear...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 80014
Last updated on: 2010-01-15
Addressing the health of children in urban poor areas through improved home-based care, personal hyginene and environmental sanitation and healthcare services
ID: 515947
Start date: 2005-01-01, End date: 2006-06-30
There have been limited comprehensive interventions that address multiple determinants of child health in settings where the effects of poverty, poor personal hygiene and environmental sanitation are compounded by limited access to appropriate health care. This application see...
Programme: FP6-INCO
Record Number: 73702
Last updated on: 2009-08-17
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