Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB vaccines

Location

Gujarat, India, India

Dates

01/01/2014 - 04/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of transmission, relative to general untargeted vaccination strategies, as a function of geographical heterogeneity and population mixing.

Projects

A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for adult contacts of MDR TB patients...

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Enhancing models of HIV,viral hepatitis,...

The goal of this five-year project is to assist the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in their approach...

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TBM-KIDS (Malawi)

A phase 2 clinical trial of optimized treatment for pediatric tuberculous meningitis in India and Malawi

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Decentralized testing for tuberculosis with...

This is a highly pragmatic cluster randomized trial to compare the impact, implementation, and cost-effectiveness of on-site...

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Human-centered Design and Communities of...

The goal of this project is to use local communities of practice and the emerging technique of human-centered design to improve...

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