- 01/12/2020 - 31/05/2022
- Institut de Recherche Clinique du Bénin
- EDCTP (Project code: RIA2020EF-2923)
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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that delayed detection of cases and clusters, a lack of awareness of the rate of spread, a high spatial extent of the pandemic, and a too weak response during the alert phase weigh heavily on the evolution of the pandemic. Sub-Saharan African countries need to generate data on COVID-19 dynamics, on the demand for care in primary health facilities and hospitals, and on the needs for health care and protective equipment and therapeutics in order to establish adequate measures.
As part of the health systems set up by Benin and Burkina Faso's health authorities, the project will develop with intended users epidemic surveillance and response system that will be effective, sensitive, coordinated, and adapted to a low-resource context. The epidemic surveillance system will be able to produce and process the ongoing information needed to execute early alerts and to control the health system's response.
The information system will be based on field epidemiological investigations, virological tests, and indicators that track action, monitoring adaptation to the epidemic, and control the response capabilities of health structures. The analysis of the data collected will bring knowledge useful for a better understanding of the epidemic dynamics. Finally, the project will promote African and European research collaboration and strengthen the capacity of African institutions to conduct an epidemic surveillance system.
The project is coordinated by the Institut de Recherche Clinique du Bénin (IRCB) and the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) from France. ISGlobal is the lead research organization responsible for implementing the Networking and Dissemination activities of the STREESCO project. Networking activities will be horizontal and will occur internally among project partners and externally with other COVID-19 consortia.
Raquel González Assistant Research Professor
Otros proyectosVer proyectos pasados
Combatiendo la Resistencia Bacteriana en Europa
Erradicación del Pian
Application to medical devices
Combatting Bacterial Resistance in Europe - Carbapenem Resistance
Prioritising Antimicrobial Resistance: establishing an interdisciplinary International Research Partnership to tackle an evolving global health threat
An interdisciplinary International Research Partnership to tackle an evolving global health threat
Development of new metal-antibiotics against pathogens causing chronic infections in patients with cystic fibrosis.
New metal-antibiotics for patients with cystic fibrosis
Non-invasive ultrasound-based screening for meningitis: Proof-of concept in infants
Improved case detection through TB contact risk stratification by Xpert results and spatial parameters in Mozambique
Evaluation of the effect of weekly high dose rifapentine and isoniazid (3HP) vs periodic 3HP vs 6H for preventing TB among HIV-positive individuals
Search for new target proteins and use of antibacterial or inhibitory peptides against resistance mechanisms in 'Acinetobacter baumannii'
Optimizing provider-initiated HIV testing, linkage, and retention in care in the district of Manhiça, Mozambique
Integrating and decentralizing diabetes and hypertension services in Africa
Searching the hidden: evaluating dengue, chikungunya and Zika autochthonous transmission in the city of Barcelona.
Eficacia de hidroxicloroquina en la prevención de la infección por SARS-CoV-2 y de la gravedad de la enfermedad de COVID-19 durante el embarazo
Estudio piloto para evaluar el potencial de la ivermectina para reducir la transmisión de COVID-19
Cendea de Cizur
Conèixer la propagació. Entendre la protecció
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Large Clinical Trial in Africa on the Treatment of Mild Cases of COVID-19
Hepatitis B Virus COMmunity Screening and Vaccination in Africans
Evaluating a new stool based qPCR for diagnosis of tuberculosis in children and people living with HIV
Eliminating hepatitis C on the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza): a study in governmental and non-governmental addiction service centres, a mobile methadone unit and a prison to test and link people who use drugs to HCV care.
Close the Gap, Increase Access, Provide Adequate Therapy
Air Pollution in Relation to COVID-19 Morbidity and Mortality: A Large Population-Based Cohort Study in Catalonia
Reconnecting Transmission to Global Tuberculosis Control by Mapping Pathogen Transmission Events to Host Infection Status
Quantifiable stool-based TB PCR to Improve Diagnostics and Treatment Monitoring
Validación continuada de la autopsia mínimamente invasiva (MIA) para la investigación de la causa de muerte en niños pequeños, y desarrollo de un centro de investigación y formación sobre el estudio de la causa de muerte
Transforming IPT for optimal pregnancy
Measuring community prevalence among HIV exposed children in rural Southern Mozambique
Improving Maternal and Infant Health by reducing malaria risks in African women: evaluation of the safety and efficacy of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in HIV-infected pregnant women
Improving Care through Azithromycin Research for Infants in Africa
Identification of Prematurity and Pre-Eclampsia as Causes of Mortality
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