project . 2019 - 2022 . On going

INTE-AFRICA

Integrating and decentralising diabetes and hypertension services in Africa
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 825698 Call for proposal: H2020-SC1-2018-Single-Stage-RTD
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 4,196,690 EURFunder Contribution: 4,196,690 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Jan 2019
    End Date
    31 Dec 2022
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
We will integrate and scale up services for diabetes and hypertension in clinics in Tanzania and Uganda, either as standalone or integrated with HIV-infection. This builds on pilot studies that the partners are conducting, funded by UK NIHR, on the prevention and management of HIV, diabetes and hypertension in Africa. The aim of INTE-AFRICA is to assess the effectiveness and feasibility of large-scale scale up. Research evidence needed by African health services to scale-up and sustain the screening and management of diabetes and hypertension in different settings will be generated. The objectives include: to re-organise primary health care services so that diab...
Description
We will integrate and scale up services for diabetes and hypertension in clinics in Tanzania and Uganda, either as standalone or integrated with HIV-infection. This builds on pilot studies that the partners are conducting, funded by UK NIHR, on the prevention and management of HIV, diabetes and hypertension in Africa. The aim of INTE-AFRICA is to assess the effectiveness and feasibility of large-scale scale up. Research evidence needed by African health services to scale-up and sustain the screening and management of diabetes and hypertension in different settings will be generated. The objectives include: to re-organise primary health care services so that diab...
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