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.
CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
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
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