Archive of CIH research projects completed before 2014
A presentation of the various environmental projects the research group works on.
The project aim is to conduct research to generate knowledge on how different population groups respond in terms of change in risk taking, and on effective preventive HIV interventions with particular focus on trust and equity questions.
This project aims at exploring levels of harmful exposures and extent of occupational related respiratory diseases in the cement, sisal and coffee industries in Tanzania.
After 20 years of experience with HIV prevention, the number of people infected with HIV continues to rise, and there are still few examples of declining epidemics. Why have we not done better? This proposal is a response to the urgent need to document what works in community.
Reproductive health is located at the heart of the UN’s millennium goals, and is found within the partner institutions’ research priorities. The project covers capacity building, curriculum development, research and dissemination.
Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first six months is an effective child survival strategy.
During the last decade gender equality and womens rights have become key issues in international development aid policies, and a main concern in the Millennium effort to eradicate poverty.
The project investigates whether litigation can make health policies and -systems in poor countries more equitable by forcing policy-makers and administrators to take seriously their human rights obligations.
In 2000 reproductive health registry was started at the KCMC hospital. The purpose is to provide essential data on a range of important reproductive health outcomes and to build necessary competence in registration, computer management and research for registry operation.
The objective of this project is to establish and strengthen Master's programmes in clinical disciplines at the main academic medical institutions in Tanzania and Ethiopia.
The aim of the project is to establish a Master Programme in Health Policy and Management at the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam.
Malaria is a major public health problem in Ethiopia. In this project a programme to incorporate climate variability and forecast information for malaria epidemics has been developed.
The Millennium Development Goal no 4 is aiming at lowering by two thirds the child mortality globally. Research can still improve our know-how on how to do it. In Uganda, malnutrition and HIV/AIDS remain serious challenges.
A randomised controlled trial comparing the efficacy of infant peri-exposure prophylaxis with Lopinavir/Ritonavir (LPV/r) versus Lamivudine to prevent HIV-1 transmission by breastfeeding
An interdisciplinary project to improve quality of vaccine trials in low-resource settings
Mobile innovations in recording child vaccination and health data in immunization registers
Diarrhea and dysentery are important killers of children in developing countries. These diseases also contribute to malnutrition. Vaccines give a very favorable return on public health investment.
Pneumonia and diarrhea are among the leading causes of poor health and death in young cildren of developing countries. Many of these children have inadequate intakes of several vitamins and mineralsh.
This is a cluster-randomized trial in Haryana, North India.