Region H, Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Malaria vaccine research and capacity building in Ghana

Research project The applicants have previously collaborated successfully on malaria vaccine development, and have characterised a field site area prioritised by Ghana Health Services. This project builds on these strengths, and will focus on research and capacity b ... Project completion report: The type of malaria that dominates in Africa is also the most serious type of the disease. It continues to cost almost half a million lives a year there, mainly among young children. Progress over the last decade to ...
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Treatment of childhood undernutrition: development of and access to improved foods (TREATFOOD)

Research project The objectives were 1) To develop improved corn-soy-blend-based (CSB) and lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) for treatment of moderate acute malnutrition, and 2) identify the best product based on effectiveness and acceptability, 3) to dissemina ... Project completion report: Based on the main trial, we have been the first to show that treatment of moderate acute malnutrition, irrespective of supplement, lead to quite high accretion of lean mass - muscle and organ tissue. We have also be ...
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