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Pneumococcal Evolution and Vaccine Effectiveness

659
vaccine
Pneumococcal Evolution and Vaccine Effectiveness
United States of America
To help CDC contribute to research about genetic changes in pneumococcal bacteria that impact the effectiveness of vaccination in developing countries. CDC will provide isolates from their Global Pneumococcal Strain Bank, sequence isolates from the Active Bacterial Core surveillance collaboration, and provide expert guidance on analysis and interpretation of the data.
Emory University (Gates Foundation)
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Strengthening Disease Surveillance in West Africa

802
Burkina Faso
Strengthening Disease Surveillance in West Africa
Burkina Faso
Benin
Côte d’Ivoire
Guinea
Mali
Niger
Senegal
Togo
To provide applied epidemiology training to public health officials from the ministries of health of the French-speaking member states that constitute the Economic Community of West African States.
West African Health Organisation (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development)
CDC’s Center for Global Health

Viral Hepatitis in Resource-Limited Countries

807
India
Viral Hepatitis in Resource-Limited Countries
Egypt
Georgia
India
United States of America
Viet Nam
To develop an action plan and framework to guide the treatment and testing of viral hepatitis in resource-limited countries. CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis and the World Health Organization will work directly with ministries of health in key countries to expand capacity and establish and implement effective strategies around viral hepatitis control.
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention

Expanding the Immunization Data System in Nigeria

820
map
Expanding the Immunization Data System in Nigeria
Nigeria
To implement a system which moves routine immunization data to the Nigerian government's Health Management Information Systems and expand the availability and use of high quality data for strategic planning and program implementation in Nigeria.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
CDC’s Center for Global Health

Improving Hepatitis E Outbreak Control

813
global health security
Improving Hepatitis E Outbreak Control
United Kingdom
To support a collaboration between CDC, the London School of Hygiene, Tropical Medicine and the United Nations Human Rights Council to partner on a joint proposal to the Research in Health for Humanitarian Crises to improve Hepatitis E outbreak control efforts among emergency affected populations.
Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance
CDC’s Center for Global Health; London School of Tropical Medicine; United Nations Human Rights Council

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
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