Malaria, other vectorborne and parasitic diseases programme

Joint WPR/TDR Small Grants Scheme supported projects

2017-2016
  • Schistosomiasis in preschool-age children in the Philippines: opportunities for control
  • Analysis on the feasibility of transmission interruption of soil-transmitted helminthiases by provinces in China
  • Study for improvement of TB diagnosis among children using Xpert MTB/RIF in UB city of Mongolia
  • Assessment of factors contributing to dengue mortality in Fiji
  • Social mobilization and communication-based intervention for dengue vector control in industrial zones of a southern province of Vietnam
  • Establishment of a university-based surveillance system for animal schistosomiasis control in the Philippines
  • Determine direct and indirect costs due to TB and to estimate proportion of TB-affected households experiencing catastrophic costs in Viet Nam
  • Tuberculosis case finding and case holding in selected public treatment and rehabilitation centers in the Philippines: a descriptive mixed methods study to inform national and institutional policy, program and practice
  • Identifying factors contributing to anti-malarial medicine stock-out in Pursat and Stung Treng, Cambodia: Implementation research
  • Epidemiology of Food-Borne Trematodes, especially Opisthorchiasis in risk populations of Chhaeb District, Preah Vihear province, Northern Cambodia
  • Optimization and testing of a questionnaire and the Ziehl-Neelsen technique for rapid identification of paragonimiasis foci in Zamboanga Region, Philippines
2015-2016
  • Effectiveness of the intensified BCC/IEC application integrated with communication for behavioural impact (COMBI) for controlling and preventing against Schistososmiasis mekongi, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, opisthorchiasis and strongyloides in Cambodia
  • The status of cystic and alveolar echinococcosis in Khovd Province, Mongolia
  • FLOTAC technique as an alternative to Kato-Katz for the accurate detection of soil-transmitted helminthiasis infections in low-endemic provinces in the Philippines
  • Factors contributing to dengue mortality in Malaysian government hospitals: nursing perspectives.
  • Detecting and targeting residual malaria with enhanced geospatial surveillance tools in Western Province, Solomon Islands
  • Operations research on refinement of the strategies for malaria elimination in China-Myanmar border area
  • Field assessment of a recombinant Cs1 rapid dipstick for serodiagnosis of clonorchiasis in two main epidemic zones in China
  • Application of CLIP-PCR to identify malaria submicroscopic infections to optimize the strategy for active case detection and support elimination in the China-Myanmar border region
  • Preventing malaria re-introduction towards complete malaria elimination - assessment of malaria microscopy competency of peripheral level microscopists in malaria-free provinces
  • Determination of the optimal time to take blood sugar measurements when screening tuberculosis patients for diabetes in China
  • Assess and improve economic burden of disease, depressive status and quality of life of leprosy patients in Guangdong province, China
  • An economic evaluation of tuberculosis diagnosis algorithms in Malaysia: an approach using dynamic transmission model
  • Comparison of seroprevalence to the PGL-I Antigen between Areas with low and high Incidence of Leprosy in the Philippines
  • Implementation of the MTBDRsl Test for Detection of Second-Line-Drug Resistance and Validation of its Effectiveness on the Clinical Treatment of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis in China
  • A novel program quality indicator Bundle to measure the tuberculosis (TB) care cascade during pilot and scale-up of the programmatic management of drug-resistant TB (PMDT) in Papua New Guinea
  • Using a network based eDOTS system to increase TB chemotherapeutical efficacy in China
  • Evaluation of the feasibility and acceptability of an electronic mobile device-based application among private physicians in improving the reporting system to the TB DOTS program in the Philippines
  • Assessing the financial burden of tuberculosis for patients in Mongolia
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