U.S.-South Africa Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research - Phase 2 (Infectious Diseases) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Opportunity RFA-AI-19-024 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to continue the U.S.-South Africa Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research into Phase 2. Research areas supported under this program include: tuberculosis; sexually transmitted infections; parasitic infections; arboviruses and emerging/re-emerging viral pathogens; and vector biology and control.
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - Category: Research Source Type: funding

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[This Day] Abuja -The National AIDS and STDs Control Programme (NASCP) has said that the country can make significant progress in reducing the spread of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by adopting self testing kits.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
This week's interesting case was donated by Drs. Lee Decollings and Dejan Nikolic. The patient is a middle-aged male with travel approximately 2 months ago to Ethiopia, Nigeria and Cameroon. In the past few years, he has also traveled broadly in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and South America. He presented with fever and myalgias following a recent medical procedure.Diagnosis? Where did he likely acquire this infection?
Source: Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites - Category: Parasitology Source Type: blogs
Nature Reviews Neurology, Published online: 26 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41582-020-0372-0Author Correction: Zoonotic and vector-borne parasites and epilepsy in low-income and middle-income countries
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[UCT] Researchers from the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research - Seattle in the United States, and a large consortium of collaborators have developed a validated a new, simple blood-based test that has the potential to serve multiple functions in the fight against TB.
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post Education Post-COVID-19: Customised Blended Learning is Urgently Needed appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Africa Education Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus Source Type: news
[FrontPageAfrica] Gardnerville -A former secretary general of the University of Liberia's Student Unification Party has identified with several less-fortunate and vulnerable residents of his former community amid the economic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Country.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
[The Conversation Africa] A court in South Africa recently passed a judgment that berated the country's military and police for their conduct in enforcing the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Funding Opportunity RFA-AI-19-025 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to continue the U.S.-South Africa Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research into Phase 2. Research areas supported under this program include: tuberculosis; sexually transmitted infections; parasitic infections; arboviruses and emerging/re-emerging viral pathogens; and vector biology and control. This opportunity is specifically designed to promote partnerships between eligible NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP) investigators (e.g. those conducting research within the laborato...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - Category: Research Source Type: funding
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog aka Tropical Travel Trouble 009 The diagnosis of HIV is no longer fatal and the term AIDS is becoming less frequent. In many countries, people with HIV are living longer than those with diabetes. This post will hopefully teach the basics of a complex disease and demystify some of the potential diseases you need to consider in those who are severely immunosuppressed. While trying to be comprehensive this post can not be exhaustive (as you can imagine any patient with ...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Clinical Cases Tropical Medicine AIDS art cryptococcoma cryptococcus HIV HIV1 HIV2 PEP PrEP TB toxoplasma tuberculoma Source Type: blogs
Gaurav Dhaka, BL Sherwal, Sonal Saxena, Yogita Rai, Jagdish ChandraIndian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS 2017 38(2):142-146 Introduction: A prospective cohort study was undertaken from November 2010 to March 2012 at Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital (KSCH), Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi. The study included all HIV positive children aged between 0-15 years that were registered in the anti-retroviral therapy (ART) centre during the study period. HIV +ve children enrolled at the ART centre were started on ART on the basis of CD4counts (National/NACO guidelines). Materials and Met...
Source: Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
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