Malaria, other vectorborne and parasitic diseases

TDR Supported Projects

2009-2010

  • Viral infections including dengue in the aetiology of febrile seizures in Papua New Guinea children

  • Morbidity due to Opisthorchis viverrini infection: community and hospital-based study in Lao People's Democratic Republic

  • Sero-prevalance study of major bovine associated zoonotic infectious diseases in Lao People's Democratic Republic

  • Empowering village health workers for an integrated community-based control program for soil-transmitted and food-borne helminths among indigenous people in Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines
2008-2009

  • Rapid molecular testing for multi-resistant tuberculosis in national reference TB laboratory in Mongolia

  • Molecular studies of zoonoses cestode focused on echinococcosis in Mongolia

  • Epidemiology study of tuberculosis: an assessment study for improving TB control program in urban Madang Province, Papua New GuineaAssessment of fishborne trematodes infection in human and fresh water fishes in the community of Ha Tay Province, Viet Nam and identification of the causative agents by morphology and molecular methods

  • Improved model of fascioliasis control in two communes of Phu Cat District, Binh Dinh Province, Viet Nam

  • Community-based echinococcosis control mode in Sichuan-Tibet Plateau Areas, China
2007-2008

  • Assessment of age-specific disability weights due to advanced schistosomiasis japonicum in China

  • Impact of habitat fragmentation on spatiotemporal distribution of Schistosoma japonicum intermediate host snail population in mountainous areas of China

  • Confirmation of the reported new foci of schistosomiasis infection in Cagayan Valley and Negros Occidental, Philippines

  • Application of mosquito proof water containers in the reduction of dengue mosquito population in a dengue endemic province in Viet Nam

  • Comparison of different regimens for radical treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria in the Philippines
2006-2007

  • Evaluation of the community's knowledge, attitude and practices on malaria after an evidence-based health education intervention at high risk areas of Saravan Province, Lao People's Democratic Republic

  • Bionomics of malaria vectors in the Island of Tawi-tawi, Philippines: implications on current vector control strategies

  • Field evaluation of the new format (Conjugated with gold colloids) SJ-Uridip in the diagnosis of Schistosomiasis japonicum in the Philippines
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