Research collaboration projects in growth and transition countries (Window 2)

Coexistence of overweight and anaemia during pregnancy

Mexico is experiencing an increasing burden of nutrition-related chronic diseases. This is also the case for pregnant women, who face both obesity problems and anaemia; some have a combination of the two challenges, i.e. a double burden of disease. T ...

Overcoming barriers to improving OHS among SMEs in Myanmar

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 ...

Enhancing Effectiveness of Vocational Education – EEVE

This project aims to improve the performance of vocational colleges in Vietnam. Through pilot surveys in Hanoi, we identified two key challenges. First, students graduate without the skills demanded in the labour market. Second, there is mismatch bet ...

Safety and health and audit practices in Bangladesh

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 ...

Innovating Vietnam’s TVET system (VIETSKILL)

Although Vietnam has been remarkably successful in attracting FDI in recent years, many observers argue that the impact of FDI on domestic firms has been disappointing. The expected spillovers of knowledge and technology from foreign MNEs have been l ...

Pathways to water resilient South African cities

This project aims to identify opportunities for supporting the integration of Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) as nature-based solutions (NBS) for increased water supply and water quality within the urban water system as part of a broader transit ...

Satellite EO for Flood and Drought Forecasting in China

This project aims to exploit innovative satellite earth observation data products for operational flood and drought forecasting in China. The EU Copernicus programme and related satellite missions (NASA GRACE, GRACE-FO) provide spatially and tempora ...

Optimizing Brazil Health Care with telemedicine (BRAHIT)

In BRAHIT we test in a pragmatic clinical trial, the hypothesis that a novel collaboration model across health sectors in Brazil can improve the quality of the management of patients with heart failure. Health resources are scarce in Brazil, po ...
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