Webpages tagged with «Global South»
This study investigates the effect of the health component in DigI, a digital health intervention, aiming to increase health literacy related to HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Taenia solium cysticercosis/taeniosis. Both quantitative and qualitative methods will be applied, measuring the change in health literacy in individuals recruited through a non-randomised controlled trial, before and after the intervention (see below).
Competence building in Public Health and Medical Research and Education. By describing, analysing and evaluating the health and health care of people of Myanmar, the project will develop local evidence-based policy and practice which ultimately contribute to sustainable development and improved health among the population of Myanmar.
Comparative study of risk factors for diabetes type-2 and cardiovascular disease among Somali population in Horn of Africa and Somali immigrants in Norway and other relevant populations.
The project entails a qualitative study of responses by responsible institutions to sexual violence directed against minors of Homa Bay County in Kenya. It aims to provide a better understanding of factors influencing sexual violence against minors. In addition, the project will investigate institutional and structural responses to sexual violence perpetration and propose prevention measures.
Tuberculosis (TB) has been a significant cause of illness and death among humans for centuries. In 2014, the World Health Organization estimated that there were 9 million new cases and 1.5 million deaths resulting from TB, of these, 95% of the cases and deaths occur in high TB burden countries.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a harmful traditional practice. It harms the health of women and it is a violation of human rights. This study investigates the attitude on this practice among young Ethiopians in Harari and Somali regions.
Millions of pregnant women are suffering from intimate partner violence (IPV). IPV during pregnancy is associated with many risk factors and adverse pregnancy outcomes. In Ethiopia, many studies have not been done on IPV in pregnancy. Therefore, it is timely and relevant to fill the gap and inform policy on the issue.
This study focuses on Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) and its effect on Psychosocial, Clinical and Behavioral Outcomes among People with Type 2 Diabetes.
This project aimed at comparing the adverse effects of single antiretroviral drug prescribed for prophylaxis versus lifelong ART for HIV+ women during pregnancy to prevent vertical HIV transmission on pregnancy outcome. Moreover, effect of partner involvement during care on pregnancy outcome will be assessed.
Most community based interventions have failed due to lack of application of right theories and contextual issues to the design. This will be an intervention trial, we will apply evidence from effective interventions and contextual issues to design and implement the intervention. It will be RCT intervention.
The project design is a retrospective qualitative study which will be conducted in Malawi and the Gambia. Approximately 20-25 women, members of their families and key informants will be interviewed.
Disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The area stretching from Senegal to Ethiopia is designated the “meningitis belt” and includes the poorest countries of the world. This project aims to assess the ability of meningococcal vaccines to prevent meningitis epidemics in the region.
Experiences of disrespect and abuse during childbirth might be one of the major reasons for remaining low figures of skilled birth attendance despite all global efforts to increase accessibility, affordability, acceptability and quality of care. It remains unclear however what the scope is of the problem, to what extent it affects care seeking and which factors can potentially change it.
This project will provide critical information’s on diabetes and its risk factors for accessible, affordable and optimal care for the management of the disease in Cameroon and Africa at large.
The cross-sectional study of 25-74 years old male and female living in Yangon Region aims at determining the prevalence of selected risk factors of NCDs, such as smoking, alcohol consumption, hypertension, low fruit and vegetable intake, physical inactivity, obesity, diabetes and abnormal lipid profiles.
SACCADE is building capacity in research and research education in public health, health sciences and primary health care systems in Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular.