What? We are conducting active laboratory-based surveillance and well-designed epidemiological surveys to guide decision-making by public health officials for disease prevention and control programs of typhoid fever. The aim of this project is to develop a new ... Read More »
Funded by GAVI | 2004-2008 What? We have conducted this to enhance laboratory capacity to isolate and characterize S. pneumoniae in Bangladesh for documenting the contribution of pneumococci as causes of severe disease in children, to provide ... Read More »
Funded by WHO | 2009-2015 What? Considering the need of surveillance for invasive bacterial diseases, with specific attention to vaccine preventable diseases, we are conducting surveillance in 4 hospital and 1 rural field site of Bangladesh to ... Read More »
What? Within the cohort study, we are conducting a cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence of maternal vaginal or rectal colonization of GBS during pregnancy (≥ 30 weeks of gestational age and during delivery) and the vertical ... Read More »
This project will determine the population-based incidence, aetiology and antibiotic resistance profiles of community-acquired young infant infections in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan using community-based surveillance and standard and new diagnostic tests.