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Cryptococcal Meningitis Screening in South Africa

821
Africa
Cryptococcal Meningitis Screening in South Africa
Botswana, Africa
Botswana
To provide technical assistance to the monitoring and evaluation of a cryptococcal screening program in partnership with the South African government. Cryptococcal meningitis is a common infection and a leading cause of death among individuals with HIV/AIDS.
Pfizer, Inc.
CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

Alternative Sanitation in Protracted Emergencies

799
Children in emergencies
Alternative Sanitation in Protracted Emergencies
Ethiopia
Uganda
To determine the safety and acceptability of urine-diversion toilets (UDTs) in refugee camps in Ethiopia in order to provide guidance on their use in humanitarian crises. By determining the environmental conditions necessary for maximum pathogen removal in a real setting, this will help improve existing and future UDT programs.
Enhanced Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance
CDC’s Center for Global Health; Oxfam GB; United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Maternal and Reproductive Health in Tanzania

869
Tanzania children
Maternal and Reproductive Health in Tanzania
Tanzania
To focus on improving family planning and maternal health in Tanzania's Kigoma region in the third phase of this project involving CDC, Thamini Uhai and EngenderHealth.
Bloomberg Philanthropies; Fondation H & B Agerup
CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; CDC’s National Center for Global Health

Strengthening Global Emergency Management

886
global health security
Strengthening Global Emergency Management
Burkina Faso
Côte d’Ivoire
Mali
To fortify elements critical to global health security—public health infrastructure and country capacity—to ensure rapid detection and response of public health threats in the West Africa region.
CDC’s National Center for Global Health (cooperative agreement from CDC)
CDC’s National Center for Global Health

AIDS and Kaposi’s Sarcoma in Uganda

888
Boy
AIDS and Kaposi’s Sarcoma in Uganda
Uganda
To perform Human Herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) diagnostics on specimens from a UCSF study on antiretroviral therapy for patients with AIDS and Kaposi’s sarcoma in Uganda.
University of California San Francisco
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Protective Immunity to Norovirus in Indian Cohort

884
India woman
Protective Immunity to Norovirus in Indian Cohort
India
To establish the role of norovirus as a cause of diarrheal disease and to understand the development of protective immunity in a birth cohort in India.
Christian Medical College, Vellore (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Impact Study of Rotavirus Vaccine in India

871
India children
Impact Study of Rotavirus Vaccine in India
India
To generate data on the effectiveness and impact of rotavirus vaccination in early introducing regions of India and help establish a platform for assessment of safety with respect to intussusception.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
CDC's National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Disease

Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Tanzania

880
map
Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Tanzania
Tanzania
Tanzania
To implement and evaluate the feasibility of a care and treatment model for persons infected with chronic hepatitis B virus in resource-limited settings.
Gilead Sciences
CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention; Mnazi Mmoja Hospital; Muhimbili National Hospital

Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance

909
Malaysia mom and baby
Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance
Malaysia
To reduce maternal and perinatal death globally through strengthening implementation of Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) systems and advise WHO and partners on guidance, standards of practice and tools to help achieve the post-MDG maternal and newborn goals and targets.
World Health Organization
CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
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