Projects across countries

A list of projects with their associated centres and staff.

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We contribute towards research into the major health problems affecting low and middle income societies across the globe.

Child and adolescent health

  • pneumonia and diarrheal disease study funded by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Gates Foundation

Prof Harry Campbell and Prof Igor Rudan are doing research in this area in Africa and Asia.

Filariasis (elephantiasis) and schistosomiasis

T cell Regulation and the Control of Helminth Infections (TRANCHI) in Gabon.

Health system modelling

Child health: The effectiveness and coverage of interventions against the major causes of child death - pneumonia, diarrhoea, neonatal causes, HIV, malaria and measles.

Prof Harry Campbell is doing research in this area.

Integrated control of neglected zoonoses (ICONZ)

Improving human health and animal production through scientific innovation and public engagement.

This project is active in: Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis is an infection transmitted by the sandfly currently found in Southern Europe and considered a possible risk for other parts of Europe as a result of climate change.

Onchocerciasis

The Sustainable Control of Onchocerciasis Today and Tomorrow project is funded by the EU International Cooperation with Developing Countries Sixth framework programme ( INCO-DC, FP6).

Project partners are: Bonn, Cameroon, Ghana, Liverpool, Paris, Togo and Tuebingen.

Prof David Taylor is at the Centre for Infectious Diseases.

Parasites and the immune system

This project is concerned with the following research themes:

  • How the immune system copes with the conflicting demands made by type one (such as malaria, mycobacteria, and salmonella) versus type 2 (such as filarial and gastro-intestinal nematodes) inducing pathogens.
  • How helminths regulate host immunity and can modify immunological diseases such as allergy.
  • The regulation of T cell responses during helminth infections.
  • Immune modulation and effector mechanisms induced by helminth.

Public health skills transfer / Transitional epidemiology

This project is with the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).

Sleeping sickness

The Stamp Out Sleeping Sickness project is currently in Uganda, with a vision to roll out to Kenya, Malawi, the southern Sudan, Tanzania and Zambia.

Prof Sue Welburn is the Director of the Global Health Academy.

Tobacco control

This project involves Africa, Asia and Europe.

Training Consortium

This is part of the African Universities Veterinary e-learning Consortium (AUVEC)


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