State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), Tanzania

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 ...
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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 ...
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Enabling best possible childbirth care in Tanzania – The PartoMa Project

Research project Unsafe care at birth is a human rights violation negatively impacting gender equality. Globally, 300,000 women and 5 million babies die annually around birth. With proper care, most would survive. Therefore, clinical guidelines production has expande ... First-year report: 1) All five hospitals have given their formal acceptance to participate in the research project. 2) Ethical research clearance and research permit have been issued by National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania and COST ...
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Environmental sustainability of hotels on Zanzibar

Research project Tourism is one of world’s largest economic sectors, generating 9.8% of global GDP and 284 million jobs to the global economy in 2015. However, the sector has also been criticized for operating in an unsustainable manner, impacting natural resources a ... First-year report With the increased international and national attention to the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals for future economy, environment, livelihoods and health, the implementation of the EnSuZa project is considered v ...
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Building Stronger Universities II – SUZA

Research project Objective: The overall objective of this partnership under BSU II is to enhance SUZA’s capacity in terms of research expertise and support systems and facilities to conduct quality research of direct relevance to the needs of Zanzibar society as ...
Period: 2014-10-31 to 2021-12-31 Countries: Tanzania Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), Tanzania Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Science, Department of Bioscience, Denmark Project code: BSU2-SUZA Total grant: 7,997,602 DKK
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