Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium: Development and appropriation of a palatable, safe and efficent Praziquantel formulation to treat preschool-aged... (Projects)
Therefore, this disease manly affects poor people living in rural agricultural and peri-urban areas. WHO estimates that at least 258 million people require treatment, and around 700 million people live in [...] public health and economy. Today, the gold standard of treatment is praziquantel. Following the WHO-recommended control strategy, populations at risk receive regular praziquantel treatment. Unfortunately [...] required. To reach this aim, the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium was...
Clinical Studies on a Multivalent Vaccine for Human Visceral Leishmaniasis (Projects)
Leishmaniasis was declared at the 60th WHO Assembly (2007) one of the world’s most neglected diseases. Leishmaniasis affects largely the poorest of the poor, mainly in developing countries as India, Bangladesh [...] difficult to sustain. To date there is no effective vaccine against human leishmaniasis. Eight collaborating institutions have formed a consortium to develop a multivalent vaccine for human visceral lei
Communicate to Vaccinate (COMMVAC) 2: Implementing communication interventions to improve childhood vaccination uptake in LICs (Projects)
Further lines of action/next steps We are collaborating with WHO Afro Region in order to set up a guidance development process, compliant with the WHO Guidelines Development Committee. This involves
Establishing a Centre of Excellence in Midwifery: Organisational Analysis of the Malawian Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) (Projects)
the World Health Organisation (WHO). These documents cover similar areas, though ICM documents outline the core competencies and practices of midwives in greater detail. A WHO guideline document focusing [...] GIZ Sector Initiative on Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health (SI PD/SRHR) is collaborating with the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) to strengthen midwifery worldwide and is
Support Project for the Health Districts in Chad - Phase II (Projects)
percentage of women who went to the post-natal consultation within 3 months of delivery among the sedentary population, with and without children. For curative services, the rate of participants who reported an [...] and slightly decreased among the nomadic population. The proportion of participants who reported a disease and who visited a health facility increased from the baseline to the end-of-phase study, while [...] end-of-phase study showed an increase in the percentage of pregnant women...