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Below is a list of all projects.
India is rapidly undergoing two simultaneous transitions: an epidemiologic transition to growing chronic disease burden and a demographic transition to an unprecedentedly large and growing aging population. Thus, in the coming decades, older adults in India will be living longer albeit with more mor... learn more.
The objective of the study is to generate and disseminate knowledge on the relationship between accountability and quality of health service delivery to inform the Government of Jordan on potential policy options to further strengthen service delivery in the health sector. Specifically, the study ai... learn more.
Approximately 1 million children < age 5 living in sub-Saharan Africa die from severe anemia annually. This severe anemia frequently results from coexisting iron deficiency and malaria infection, but the standard of care, concurrent iron therapy, and antimalarial treatment has proven ineffective at... learn more.
This project is a clinical trial testing whether sertraline has antifungal efficacy for treatment of cryptococcal meningitis. Cryptococcal meningitis is the most common cause of meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa and causes 20-25% of AIDS-related mortality.... learn more.
Clinical trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of a modified bubble CPAP device in children with respiratory distress age 1 month to 5 years. The device is constructed from low cost, easy to find materials. Typically bubble CPAP has only been used in neonates, so this device has a modified n... learn more.
Dr. Akira Fujiyoshi is Special Contract Associate Professor (Lecturer), Department of Health Science, Shiga University Medical Science. He is visiting UMN and working with me under a Fulbright Fellowship ... learn more.
INSIGHT 006, the Anti-Influenza Hyperimmune Intravenous Immunoglobulin Clinical Outcome Study (FLU-IVIG), is an international randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of anti-influenza hyperimmune intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in individuals hospitalized with influenza (flu) A or B, to d... learn more.
The University of Minnesota, University of Ottawa and Mahidol University Bangkok, Faculty of Tropical Medicine all collaborate to hold a two week clinical tropical medicine course in Bangkok, Thailand. This course is open to providers interested in learning hands on clinical tropical medicine, and i... learn more.
Despite availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy that can suppress the plasma viral load of HIV infected patients, HIV remains a significant global burden. The inability to cure HIV has been attributed to the establishment of viral reservoirs, cell types or tissue compartments that are u... learn more.
The aim of the study is to evaluate whether blood leukocytes express a higher level of functional impairment of immune parameters during co-infection with both HBV and HIV when compared to HBV mono-infection.... learn more.