Ghana Health Service (GHS), Ghana

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 po ... 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 use ...
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Functional Immuno-genetic Correlates of Immunity to Malaria

Research project This project will define immune-genetic correlates of malaria immunity and strengthen research capacity through: 1. Identification of immuno-genetic determinants of immunity to malaria: Malaria immunity has been associated with antibody titres ... Midterm report: The field work has been completed and prevalence of asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia among children (aged 0.5-12 yrs) in the study community was 7% during the dry season. After the 50-week longitudinal follow up, with both ac ...
Period: 2015-01-5 to 2020-12-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: University of Ghana (UG), Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana Partner institutions: Statens Serum Institut (SSI), Denmark University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Section of Biostatistics, Denmark Project code: 14-P01-GHA Total grant: 9,793,564 DKK
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