HEALTHY FUTURES

"Health, environmental change and adaptive capacity: mapping, examining and anticipating future risks of water-related vector-borne diseases in eastern Africa"

 Coordinatore THE PROVOST, FELLOWS, FOUNDATION SCHOLARS & THE OTHER MEMBERS OF BOARD OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY & UNDIVIDED TRINITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN 

 Organization address address: College Green -
city: DUBLIN
postcode: 2

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Deirdre
Cognome: Savage
Email: send email
Telefono: 35318961942
Fax: 35317071633

 Nazionalità Coordinatore Ireland [IE]
 Totale costo 4˙161˙391 €
 EC contributo 3˙377˙998 €
 Programma FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Specific Programme "Cooperation": Environment (including Climate Change)
 Code Call FP7-AFRICA-2010
 Funding Scheme CP-FP-SICA
 Anno di inizio 2011
 Periodo (anno-mese-giorno) 2011-01-01   -   2014-12-31

 Partecipanti

# participant  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    THE PROVOST, FELLOWS, FOUNDATION SCHOLARS & THE OTHER MEMBERS OF BOARD OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY & UNDIVIDED TRINITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN

 Organization address address: College Green -
city: DUBLIN
postcode: 2

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Deirdre
Cognome: Savage
Email: send email
Telefono: 35318961942
Fax: 35317071633

IE (DUBLIN) coordinator 791˙675.50
2    AquaTT UETP Ltd

 Organization address address: PLEASANTS STREET
city: Dublin
postcode: Dublin 8

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: David
Cognome: Murphy
Email: send email
Telefono: +353 1 644 9008
Fax: +353 1 644 9009

IE (Dublin) participant 375˙689.00
3    National University of Rwanda

 Organization address city: BUTARE

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Felicia Olufunmilayo
Cognome: Akinyemi
Email: send email
Telefono: 250783000000
Fax: 250530210

RW (BUTARE) participant 335˙346.10
4    International Livestock Research Institute

 Organization address address: Old Naivasha Rd
city: Nairobi
postcode: 100

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: An
Cognome: Notenbaert
Email: send email
Telefono: 254204000000
Fax: 254204000000

KE (Nairobi) participant 298˙346.80
5    UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION -UNESCO

 Organization address address: PLACE DE FONTENOY 7
city: PARIS
postcode: 75352

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Susanne
Cognome: Henningsen
Email: send email
Telefono: +39 0402240 426
Fax: 390402000000

FR (PARIS) participant 291˙002.78
6    Nome Ente NON disponibile

 Organization address address: KAPITELGASSE 4-6
city: SALZBURG
postcode: 5020

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Stefan
Cognome: Lang
Email: send email
Telefono: +43 662 8044 5262
Fax: +43 662 8044 5260

AT (SALZBURG) participant 262˙848.50
7    SVERIGES METEOROLOGISKA OCH HYDROLOGISKA INSTITUT

 Organization address address: Folkborgsvaegen 1
city: NORRKOEPING
postcode: 601 76

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Colin
Cognome: Jones
Email: send email
Telefono: 46114958032
Fax: 46114958001

SE (NORRKOEPING) participant 227˙740.00
8    UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM

 Organization address address: STOCKTON ROAD THE PALATINE CENTRE
city: DURHAM
postcode: DH1 3LE

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Wendy
Cognome: Harle
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 191 3344635
Fax: +44 191 334 4634

UK (DURHAM) participant 219˙871.33
9    THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

 Organization address address: Brownlow Hill, Foundation Building 765
city: LIVERPOOL
postcode: L69 7ZX

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Veronica
Cognome: Shaw
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 151 794 8722
Fax: +44 151 794 8728

UK (LIVERPOOL) participant 189˙652.00
10    UNIVERSITY OF YORK

 Organization address address: HESLINGTON
city: YORK NORTH YORKSHIRE
postcode: YO10 5DD

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Chris
Cognome: Barber
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 1904434416
Fax: +44 1904434119

UK (YORK NORTH YORKSHIRE) participant 149˙620.00
11    Vector Control Division - Ministry of Health

 Organization address address: Bombo Road 15
city: Kampala
postcode: 1661

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Didacus
Cognome: Namanya Bambaiha
Email: send email
Telefono: +256 772 484 771
Fax: +256 414 321 572

UG (Kampala) participant 74˙380.00
12    UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

 Organization address address: PRIVATE BAG X3
city: RONDEBOSCH
postcode: 7701

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Roger
Cognome: Wallace
Email: send email
Telefono: +27 21 650 4718
Fax: +27 21 650 5778

ZA (RONDEBOSCH) participant 57˙208.00
13    UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

 Organization address address: University Way
city: NAIROBI
postcode: 100

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Mohamud
Cognome: Jama
Email: send email
Telefono: +254 20 2247968
Fax: +254 20 2222036

KE (NAIROBI) participant 53˙380.00
14    KENYA MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

 Organization address address: Off Mbagathi Way
city: Nairobi
postcode: 200

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Sammy
Cognome: Njenga
Email: send email
Telefono: +254 20 2717521
Fax: +254 20 2731194

KE (Nairobi) participant 44˙282.00
15    "IKIGO GISHINZWE UBUVUZI N'UBUSHAKASHATSI KURI SIDA, MALARIYA, IGITUNTUN'IZINDI NDWARA Z'IBYOREZO (TRAC PLUS)"

 Organization address address: AVENUE DE LA JUSTICE
city: KIGALI

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Fidele
Cognome: Sebahungu
Email: send email
Telefono: 250789000000

RW (KIGALI) participant 6˙956.04
16    NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

 Organization address address: LOWER KENT RIDGE ROAD 21
city: SINGAPORE
postcode: 119077

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Hui
Cognome: Wang
Email: send email
Telefono: 6565167640

SG (SINGAPORE) participant 0.00

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 Obiettivo del progetto (Objective)

'The HEALTHY FUTURES project is motivated by concern for the health impacts of environmental changes. HEATHLY FUTURES aims to respond to this concern through construction of a disease risk mapping system for three water-related high-impact VBDs (malaria, Rift valley fever and schistosomiasis) in Africa, accounting for environmental/climatic trends and changes in socio-economic conditions to predict future risk. Concentrating on eastern Africa as a study area, HEALTHY FUTURES comprises a comprehensive, inter-disciplinary consortium of health, environment, socio-economic, disease modelling and climate experts in addition to governmental health departments. To achieve its aims, HEALTHY FUTURES will deploy a bottom-up, end-user/stakeholder-focused approach combining field-, laboratory- and library-based research.'

Introduzione (Teaser)

The Healthy Futures project is an international collaborative research initiative that aims to reduce the future burden of three water-related vector-borne diseases (VBDs) in eastern Africa. The project involves an inter-disciplinary team from 16 institutions in 10 different countries: seven of the institutions are based in Africa.

Descrizione progetto (Article)

Changing environmental, including climate, conditions can potentially increase the incidence of epidemics through altering the distribution and other characteristics of infectious diseases. This could place an excessive burden on already stretched health and/or veterinary services, the provision of which may also face disruption by environmental changes, such as increased flooding.

An estimated 25 % of the total global disease burden is due to the environment. Motivated by the knowledge that each year an estimated 2.4 million environmental health-related deaths in Africa are avoidable, and that the effects of environmental change will be felt most acutely by the poorest members of society, Healthy Futures strives to further understand the relationship between climate and health in eastern Africa and provide stakeholders in the region with the tools to better untilise environmental change information in anticipating the risks of future outbreaks of the three target VBDs (malaria, schistosomiasis and Rift Valley fever).

Progress has been made in the first 18 months of the project in achieving the goals of Healthy Futures. This progress has included the selection of field study sites in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda for the three VBDs. Climate databases and regional climate stimulations are being developed, and the project is examining past environment-disease outbreaks linkages in the study region. Past environment-disease data are being incorporated into an open-access, historic disease outbreak database incorporating Google Earth.

Capacity enhancement activities carried out in the study area to date include a training workshop involving early stage researchers (post-graduate research students and post-doctoral research fellows) with a particular focus on strengthening their generic, transferable research skills and enhancing their research networks. Healthy Futures has also already created funding opportunities for several Africa- and Europe-based students, which will lead to PhDs and an MSc in research. A large database of the address details and areas of expertise of stakeholders in the research has been compiled and is frequently updated. The majority of the stakeholders included reside in eastern Africa. The database is used as a first point of contact with stakeholders, and to send out updates on the project and related information. Much of the information disseminated to stakeholders is also translated to Kiswahili.

Although the immediate geographic focus of Healthy Futures is eastern Africa, the approach adopted in and the findings of the research are expected to have wider appeal. The first research papers are currently being prepared for publication in science journals, with more papers to be released following the end of the project. Healthy Futures researchers are also heavily involved in the forthcoming (Kigali, Rwanda, March 27-29 2013) conference on health, organised by the Health Secretariat of the East African Community.

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