WHO RAcE - A Programmatic Analysis of integrated Community Case Management (iCCM): A Multicountry Systems-Wide Analysis of the RAcE (Rapid Access Expansion) iCCM Programme in sub-Saharan Africa

Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) is an equity-based approach to childhood illness designed to provide children living in remote areas with access to case management for pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria at the community level. The Rapid Access Expansion Programme (RAcE), steered by the...

Ongoing
01.06.2015 - 31.12.2019
Research project
Household Health Systems, Household Economics and Health Systems Research
LPEP - Surveillance to Evaluate the Approach and Impact of Leprosy Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

Leprosy is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae. After an incubation period that can last years, the disease mainly affects peripheral nerves and the skin. If untreated, it may lead to loss of sensation and result in serious disabilities. The reported number of new leprosy patients...

Ongoing
01.12.2014 - 31.12.2019
Long term service project
Health Systems Support
Peter Steinmann
BSPZV 1 PfSPZ Vaccine - Phase 1 study in Tanzania to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of BSPZV1 - a vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite (PfSPZ)

Phase 1, dose escalation, randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of intravenously administered attenuated Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite vaccine (PfSPZ Vaccine) in Tanzanian adults

Malaria is one of the most severe diseases in tropical countries. During...

Ongoing
15.01.2013 - 31.12.2016
Clinical Trial
Clinical Immunology, Health Interventions
Claudia Daubenberger , Marcel Tanner
PrivateFHA - Influence of private finance on global health initiatives and development goals in resource-constrained countries

Development Assistance for Health (DAH) in resource-constrained countries is at a crossroads and on the verge of crisis.  This situation is evolving after a decade of increasing complexity in global health architecture with the arrival of new actors, particularly from the private sector,...

Ongoing
01.11.2012 - 31.10.2014
Research project
Swiss Network for international Studies (SNIS)