Accelerating the development of a malaria vaccine for Africa

Malaria remains an internationally leading cause of ill health and poverty. There is no efficacious vaccine available, and recent progress in malaria control is jeopardized by drug resistance, failing…
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Functional Immuno-genetic Correlates of Immunity to Malaria

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…
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Malaria vaccine research and capacity building in Ghana

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…
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Assessment of the efficacy of a VAR2CSA based vaccine to prevent malaria in pregnant women

Malaria is the cause of severe maternal anaemia and is responsible for about one third of preventable low birth weight babies. It contributes to the deaths of an estimated 10,000 pregnant women and up…
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Research Initiative on Urban Malaria Control in Ghana

For the first time in history, half of the world’s populations live in cities, and by 2025 the urban population in Africa will increase to 800 million posing significant health risks on the urban…
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