University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS), Ghana

Antibiotic Drug use, Monitoring and Evaluation of Resistance in Ghana (ADMER) – a research capacity building project

Research project Antibiotic resistance is increasing world-wide with serious consequences for complications and mortality of hitherto treatable infections, and the main reason is misuse of antibiotics. The aim of this project is to apply prudent antibiotic use princi ... Project Completion Report: The objectives of the ADMER project was capacity building mainly in the area of clinical microbiology with particular reference to antibiotic resistance and antibiotic use. All PhD projects were conducted as planned, and ...
Period: 2009-11-1 to 2015-12-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Statens Serum Institut (SSI), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS), Ghana Project code: 09-099SSI Total grant: 9,183,798 DKK
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Safety and efficacy of antimalarial therapy in children with HIV and sickle cell disease:data to aid policy formulation in Ghana

Research project HIV infection (HIV) and sickle cell disease (SCD) are widespread chronic diseases in Africa, and there is major risk of co-infection of these diseases with malaria, particularly in children. Both HIV and SCD may aggravate malaria, and anti-malarial d ... Project Completion Report: There is little information on the contribution of malaria to the morbidity experienced by children with HIV infection or sickle cell disease (SCD), two major diseases of public health importance in malaria-endemic areas ...
Period: 2009-09-1 to 2013-03-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS), Ghana Project code: 09-080RH Total grant: 2,608,400 DKK
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