To develop a white paper to identify where investments could best promote the development of the tools needed to enable the more effective use of next-generation sequencing in public health and to prioritize areas where further development would be most impactful.
To assess the capacity of four countries to evaluate and monitor the implementation of a clean fuel program to reduce household air pollution and develop a framework for systematic monitoring and evaluation.
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health; World Health Organization; Public Health Institute; Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
To provide a comprehensive literature search on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine impact on immunogenicity, nasopharyngeal colonization, otitis media, pneumonia, invasive pneumococcal disease and mortality.
Johns Hopkins University (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; International Vaccine Access Center; World Health Organization
To assess exposure of nail salon workers to chemicals typically found in nail products including specific solvents, plasticizers, and pigments; and to determine if chemicals go through the skin and into the body.