National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Tanzania

Improving treatment of malnutrition to support child development in the context of climate change: the BrightSAM study

Research project All commitments are on the condition of the Danish Parliament’s approval of adequate funds for development research in the upcoming 2023 Finance Bill. Final grant amount TBA. Almost half of the World Food Programme’s emergency operations are ...
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The impact of a variable climate on long-term adverse health effects in Tanzania

Research project All commitments are on the condition of the Danish Parliament’s approval of adequate funds for development research in the upcoming 2023 Finance Bill. Final grant amount TBA. Climate change and non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as hyperten ...
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Climate Change and its Adverse Effects on the double burden of Malnutrition and Infectious Diseases among women of reproductive age in Tanzania

Research project All commitments are on the condition of the Danish Parliament’s approval of adequate funds for development research in the upcoming 2023 Finance Bill. Final grant amount TBA. In this project, we seek to explore and identify high-risk mothers ...
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Decentralised sequencing for infectious disease surveillance

Research project Climate change is estimated to cause 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050, a significant proportion of which will be due to diarrhoeal diseases and infections caused by pathogens transmitted by climate-sensitive vectors affected b ... First year report: 16th April 2021 in Dodoma: Project kickoff meeting attended by all project partners and the NIMR director general. 14th Sept 2021 in Dodoma: Consultative and planning meeting attended by medical officers in charge from 5 partic ...
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Predicting the next epidemic: DHIS2-based risk modeling

Research project Unexpected onset of large-scale epidemics caused by climate-sensitive vector-borne diseases (VBDs) present a growing risk to human health and societal stability throughout the world. The situation is especially critical in LMICs as health systems str ... First year report The official staring date of the project was delayed to June 2020 due to covid-19 pandemic. All partnership agreements were signed by June 2020 and the “Teams” platform was established for all partners for easy communication and ...
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Green Resources Innovations For Livelihood Improvement

Research project The proposed collaborative project titled “Green Resources Innovations for Livelihood Improvement (GRILI)’ will be carried out in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania and Manyara region where Synadenium glaucescens, and Commiphora swynnertonii are f ... Midterm report Five PhD students icluding one female are recruted in the project. Zaituni Msengwa (female), Frank Rwegoshora, David Credo, Christopher Mwankuna and Eziacka Mpelangwa are writting their thesis and manuscripts, and ambitious to compl ...
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Diabetes and associated complications in HIV patients

Research project The goal of the study is to generate data demonstrating that HIV patients have higher burden of diabetes in order to stimulate development of policies which will help optimize prevention and care of diabetes in HIV patients. Access to antiretrovir ... Extra Midterm Report The goal of the study is to generate data demonstrating that HIV patients have higher burden of diabetes in order to stimulate development of policies which will help optimize prevention and care of diabetes in HIV patients. ...
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Development of malaria vaccines

Research project 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 pregnant women in rural areas. Tanzania and Denmark a ... Project completion report: The main aim and long term aim of this project was to develop new vaccines to malaria. The work proceeded along the normal rute for new medicinal products. The work was divided into a Discovery phase (discovery of new ...
Period: 2012-12-31 to 2017-12-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Tanzania Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC), Tanzania Project code: 12-055KU Total grant: 10,119,987 DKK
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