Clinical trials to reduce health inequities in pregnant women, newborns and children – 2017

This call aims to accelerate the adaption and/or optimisation of treatment and prevention products (excluding vaccines) for PRDs in sub-Saharan Africa for use in pregnant women, newborns and/or children. Proposals were to focus on adaption of existing medicines, including off-patent products, to the specific needs of pregnant women, newborns and/or children.
Call identifier: RIA2017MC

BabyGel
A cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of household alcohol-based hand rub for the prevention of sepsis, diarrhoea and pneumonia in Ugandan infants

University of Liverpool (UoL), Liverpool, United Kingdom with partners from Norway, Uganda, and United Kingdom
Project coordinator: Prof. Andrew Weeks (UoL), United Kingdom
Starting date: 01 February 2019
Duration: 60 months
EDCTP grant amount: EUR 5,977,299
Grant agreement: RIA2017MC-2029