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Global Health, HIV and SRHR

ki-logga-3The Global Health, HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights (SRHR) research group is dedicated to increasing health equity throughout the world. It is home to Hans Rosling’s Gapminder Project and to interdisciplinary research teams on Global Health and Development, HIV/AIDS, and SRHR. Read more >>

KI har många barnprojekt, här är några exempel:

  • Innovations in the health system:”Interventions for improved treatment of infectious disease in children in rural Uganda” Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg är samordnare .Projekt som nyligen är beviljat.
  • Causes of non-malarial febrile illness in Tanzania, aetiologies and potential predictors of bacterial infections
  • Glucose needs in children with acute febrile illness in Uganda- challenging the existing guidelines for improved survival
  • Malaria diagnostic testing of paediatric fevers: Extent, determinants and changing treatment patterns (PhD student Emily White Johanson reg at Uppsala University)
  • The five year (2009-2015) $10.25M project Innovations at Scale for Community Access and Lasting Effects (inSCALE) is funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and aims to identify, design, implement and evaluate innovations which will have a positive impact on community health worker motivation, performance and retention in order to increase the quality and coverage of ICCM in Uganda and Mozambique.
  • The project entitled Controlling Pneumococcal Disease in Low-income Countries is a translational research project to guide decisions on Pneumococcal prevention and treatment strategies for Uganda. The study aims to establish the consequences of preventing pneumonia using new vaccines on child morbidity, serotype replacement and resistance patterns in Uganda which will inform decisions on the likely cost-utility of pneumococcal vaccine in routine immunization programmes; alternatively guide development of more appropriate vaccines for different populations.
  • The CODES project aims to improve child health service delivery in Uganda through improved district planning by better use of evidence and through better community dialogue. FUnded by UNICEF/Gates. Partnership with UNICEF Uganda and Makerere University.
  • The MANeSCALE project aims to improve integrated maternal newborn service delivery across a region with one regional and six district hospitals in Uganda, by means of a training and mentorship intervention. Funded by Einhorn Family Foundation, Carnegie Social Initiative, and implemented with Makerere University and Jinja regional hospital.
  • The AXEX project aims to improve quality of private sector drug shops for management of acute febrile illness (Malaria, Pneumonia, Diarrhoea) in Uganda by adapting the community health worker strategy iCCM to private sector use. FUnded by WHO/Alliance, VR and Einhorn Family Foundation.
  • SMART2D aims to develop and evaluate strategies for health systems to tackle non communicable diseases, taking type 2 diabetes as tracer. Primary level facility strategies will be adapted and contextualized, and care networks expanded to people at risk through peer groups and community strategies. Funded by EU Horizon 2020, implemented in Uganda, South Africa and Sweden in partnership with Univ of Western Cape, Makerere University, ITM Antwerpen, Uppsala University and Collaborative Care SYstems, Finland.

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