Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Denmark

Developing Ghana’s care economy: case and potential

Research project Unpaid provision, mainly by women, of early childcare and long-term care (LTC) of frail older people within their families is globally a major driver of gender inequality. The time poverty and negative health impacts associated with unpaid care prov ...
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Healthcare-Associated Infections in Ghana

Research project Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) comprise one of the most common, significant and preventable patient safety issue worldwide. The challenge of HCAIs in Ghana and other developing countries is estimated to be high but scarcely addressed. We p ... Midterm report 2018: Within the HAI-Ghana project framework, the first national multi-center point prevalence survey was published in 2018 and found an overall rate of hospital acquired infections at 8.2%. The survey further documented broad ...
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Is early measles vaccination associated with stronger survival benefits than later measles vaccination?”

Master thesis Abstract: Background . A recent WHO review concluded that there is evidence of beneficial non-specific effects of measles vaccine (MV), the vaccine reducing mortality by more than can be explained by preventing measles infections. Previous stu ...
Period: 2015-06-21 to 2016-06-2 Countries: Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Department of Public Health, Denmark Grant recipient: Jesper Sloth Hansen Project code: A27952 Total grant: 19,000 DKK
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The influence of HLA-types on disease progression among HIV-2 infected patients in Guinea-Bissau

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Artikel resumé: Baggrund : HIV-2 findes primært i Vestafrika, og er karakteriseret ved lavere smitterisiko end HIV-1, grundet lavere virusmængde i blodet. Udviklingen til AIDS sker typisk langsommere ...
Period: 2016-04-26 to 2016-05-28 Countries: Guinea-Bissau Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Department of Clinical Immunology, Denmark Grant recipient: Ditte Thomsen Project code: A29131 Total grant: 18,000 DKK
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Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of CMV co-infection among HIV Infected Individuals in Guinea-Bissau: A Cross Sectional Study

Master thesis Abstract: BACKGROUND: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) may cause end-organ diseases (EOD) in severely immunocompromised individuals, and figures as an AIDS defining condition in HIV infected individuals. Evidence from high-income countries suggests that C ...
Period: 2015-01-31 to 2015-12-14 Countries: Guinea-Bissau Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Department of Public Health, Denmark Grant recipient: Helene Ladefoged Grønborg Project code: A27623 Total grant: 20,000 DKK
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Health literacy needs assessment among HIV-positive youth in Malawi: A qualitative approach A N D Prioritising Health Literacy enhancing action recommendations by HIV-positive youth in Malawi: A community participatory approach inspired by Concept Mapping

Master thesis Two Abstracts : 1. Health literacy needs assessment among HIV-positive youth in Malawi: A qualitative approach. Background: Although not yet an integrated part of HIV and AIDS related health promotion research and practice in the low-an ...
Period: 2015-08-19 to 2015-11-26 Countries: Malawi Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Health, Department of Public Health, Denmark Grant recipient: Nadege Sandrine Uwamahoro Project code: A27810 Total grant: 19,000 DKK
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Health Insurance in Ghana and Tanzania: Addressing Equity and Accessibility

Research project The aim of the project is to study the contribution of health insurance schemes to achieving health sector objectives such as access, equity, efficiency, resource mobilisation, risk protection and improvements in health in Tanzania and Ghana. The sp ... Completion Report - Summary: Based on household surveys, patient exit surveys and in-depth interviews in Ghana and Tanzania, the project contributed to the evidence on the impact of health insurance. As expected, health insurance provides fin ...
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