University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark

Circular economy to minimize waste challenges in Indonesia

Research project Indonesia presents a complex household solid waste management challenge; its cities generate 105,000 tons of solid waste daily. Further, tons of waste end up in the ocean, making the nation a major contributor to plastic pollution. Recent research st ...
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Microgrid Technologies for Remote Indonesian Islands

Research project Tech-IN is aimed at overcoming the challenges associated with the large-scale deployment of renewable-based microgrids (MGs) in the hazardous environment of the Indonesian Islands that is prone to severe natural disasters (NDs). Tech-IN’s goal is two ...
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Overcoming barriers to improving OHS among SMEs in Myanmar

Research project In the wake of the Rana Plaza accident the recent years have witnessed increased interests among scholars, global brands, policy-makers and NGOs in occupational health and safety (OHS) among companies in developing countries (Huq et al 2016). However ... First year report The project aims at understanding how knowledge about occupational health and safety is shared (/dissemination) among garment SMEs in clusters in greater Yangon. Yangon is considered an institutional void context. To be able to a ...
Period: 2020-02-1 to 2023-03-31 Countries: Myanmar Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Yangon Technological University (YTU), Myanmar Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Project code: 19-M08-SDU Total grant: 4,999,946 DKK
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Safety and health and audit practices in Bangladesh

Research project The fast industrial development from a low income to a middle-income country such as Bangladesh carries a risk for safety and health of the workers, which may also jeopardise the economic development. Occupational safety and health (OSH) is therefore ... First year report 1. Project organisation established. Bi-weekly management meetings. Working groups on audit market study, literature review and field study methodology established. Financial procedures agreed upon. 2. Kick off workshop organi ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2023-02-28 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Partner institutions: Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS), Bangladesh Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Team Working Life Aps (TWL), Denmark Project code: 19-M01-SDU Total grant: 4,992,320 DKK
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Living Together with Chronic Disease: Informal Support for Diabetes Management in Vietnam

Research project Global health is in transition: across the globe, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) pose urgent challenges to individuals, families and governments, hitting the world’s poor particularly hard. Due to their extensive human and economic costs, NCDs are ... Midterm report Despite the global Covid-19 crisis, the VALID project has made important progress in the past year. On WP1 and WP2, write-up of scientific articles for publication in Vietnam and internationally has continued and the project curre ...
Period: 2018-11-1 to 2022-10-31 Countries: Vietnam Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Thai Binh University of Medicine and Pharmacy (TBUMP), Vietnam Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark Project code: 17-M09-KU Total grant: 4,999,539 DKK
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Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Prevention in Tanzania

Research project The natural history of Human papillomavirus (HPV) in sub-Saharan Africa is not yet fully understood and information about how HIV together with other risk factors interacts with HPV acquisition and HPV persistence/clearance is warranted. Additionally ... Midterm report 2019: 4063 women were recruited at ORCI and KCMC. Questionnaire interviews as well as collection of cervical samples for careHPV testing, ThinPrep and VIA was done. 75.0% (n = 3039) of recruited women were seen during 1st follow-u ...
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