To conduct targeted assessments involving vaccine research and surveillance. The current studies range from a meningitis carriage study in Burkina Faso to measure the impact of the MenA vaccine, to rotavirus surveillance in Mozambique to look at vaccine effectiveness.
Davycas International, Fundaҫão Manhiҫa, Ministry of Health Haiti, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, World Health Organization, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
To expand on an existing program to increase access to comprehensive emergency obstetric care (CEmOC) in Tanzania by integrating family planning (FP), comprehensive post-abortion care (CPAC) and family planning advocacy in ten health centers and add new health centers in Kigoma to be upgraded for the full package of CEmOC, FP and CPAC.
To provide technical assistance, including field support, for the activities of the Surveillance for Enteric Fever in Asia Project and The Coalition Against Typhoid.
Sabin Vaccine Institute
CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases and Center for Global Health; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Child Health Research Foundation (Bangladesh); Translation Health, Science and Technology Institute (THSTI); Stanford University; Dhulikhel Hospital (Nepal); Aga Khan University (Pakistan); Emory Global Health Institute
To determine feasibility and cost of prevention of Cryptococcal disease in African, Asian and Central American countries via the implementation of a “screen-and-treat” strategy. This strategy will support and guide policy makers in the rollout and sustained management of a successful “screen-and-treat” program. This project is expanding to an additional 8-12 countries.
CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
To help CDC serve as a Global Reference Laboratory for the rotavirus and the invasive bacterial vaccine preventable diseases (IBVPD) laboratory networks, which provide support to the WHO-coordinated global rotavirus and the global IBVPD surveillance networks.
World Health Organization
CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
To conduct an evaluation of N. Meningitidis and N. Lactamica in Burkina Faso as part of a larger initiative to introduce a novel serogroup A conjugate meningococcal vaccine in Africa and eliminate epidemic meningitis.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Norwegian Institute of Public Health