Improving efficacy and safety of TB and HIV treatment by nutritional supplementation

Research project The two infectious diseases: Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV are closely linked with crowding, poverty and under-nutrition. The severe wasting seen with both diseases, and more so if co-infecting patients, may affect the absorption of drugs and conversion ... Completion Report - Summary: The prognosis of HIV-infected patients has improved dramatically in recent years but mortality remains high, particularly within the first few months of therapy. Malnutrition is a strong independent predictor of deat ...
Period: 2009-01-12 to 2014-12-12 Countries: Ethiopia Tanzania Lead institution: Odense University Hospital (OUH), Denmark Partner institutions: Jimma University Hospital, Ethiopia National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Tanzania University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 09-026RH Total grant: 3,972,480 DKK
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