This project will benefit the people of Uganda by reducing the morbidity and mortality associated with these diseases, investing in the health infrastructure of Uganda, educating and training public health officials and the public on surveillance and control of these diseases, investing in academic development and capacity building for Ugandan Universities and the Ministry of Health. Additionally, this project will benefit our partner, the US CDC by addressing the "Healthy People 2010" priority area(s) of Immunization and Infectious Diseases and is in alignment with NCZVED performance goal(s) to protect Americans from infectious diseases.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Type
Research Project--Cooperative Agreements (U01)
Project #
3U01CK000135-04S1
Application #
8643925
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCK1-IBT (04))
Project Start
2009-09-01
Project End
2014-08-31
Budget Start
2012-09-01
Budget End
2013-08-31
Support Year
4
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$586,820
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Malawi
Department
Type
DUNS #
565543253
City
Blantyre
State
Country
Malawi
Zip Code
3