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Collaborative fever etiology research in South East Asia

Year:
2016
Duration:
24 months
Approved budget:
$449,627.00
Researchers:
Professor John Crump
Health issue:
Infectious disease
Proposal type:
Joint Research Partnership Project
Lay summary
1. Collaborate to conduct Myanmar's first comprehensive severe febrile illness etiology study to improve patient management and target disease prevention efforts. 2. Understand community patterns of healthcare utilization in Lao PDR and Myanmar to inform health system plannng for febrile patients 3. Strengthen research and capacity building collaboration across a network of researchers in Lao PDR, Myanmar, and New Zealand