Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (KU)

Accelerating the development of a malaria vaccine for Africa

Malaria remains an internationally leading cause of ill health and poverty. There is no efficacious vaccine available, and recent progress in malaria control is jeopardized by drug resistance, failing…
Total grant
9,998,894

Development of malaria vaccines

Malaria is responsible for an overwhelming disease burden and deployment of effective malaria vaccines would lead to major health gains, especially among most vulnerable groups: young children and…
Total grant
10,119,987

Quality Medicine Use for Children in Uganda (ChildMed)

The overall objective is to contribute to improving the quality of medicine use for children in Uganda through multi-disciplinary research and to build capacity by research training. The research plan…
Total grant
11,394,872

Sanitary Aspects of Drinking Water and Wastewater Reuse in Vietnam - SANIVAT

The project "Water supply, sanitation, hygiene promotion and health in Vietnam" (SANIVAT) has as its longterm objective to improve health and living conditions of the rural poor including ethnic…
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Total grant
9,400,835

Development of PfEMP1 based malaria vaccines

PfEMP1 are a class of parasite proteins expressed on the surface of Plamosium falciparum-infected erythrocytes, where they function as adhesion receptors interacting with a range of host tissue…
Total grant
6,300,530