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Re-Entry Grants List

Woman in green with babyBelow is a list of the 11 Re-Entry Grants competitively awarded to GMP PhD students after the completion of their doctoral programmes.

Re-Entry Awards 2005

  • Dr Themba Mzilhowa, Malawi – Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Unit, Malawi: Malaria vector breeding sites and assessing their impact on local malaria risk
  • Dr Standwell Nkhoma, Malawi – Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Unit, Malawi: An evaluation of molecular makers for Plasmodium falciparum in vitro resistance to antimalarial drugs

Re-Entry Awards 2006

  • Dr Badara Cisse, Universite Cheick Anta Diop, Senegal: A pilot study of the implementation of seasonal Intermittent Preventive Treatment in children (IPTc) with community participation
  • Dr Diadier Diallo, Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Pauldisme, Burkina Faso: Assessment of the efficacy of sulfadoxine pyrimethamine plus amodiaquine in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria to evaluate its potential as an antimalarial drug combination for intermittent preventive treatment in children in Burkina Faso
  • Dr Happy Phiri, Malawi – Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Unit, Malawi: Is the ability of Plasmodium falciparum patient isolates to bind directly related to their ability to cause malaria disease? 
  • Dr Kamija Phiri, Malawi – Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Unit, Malawi: Iron deficiency in a population with high malaria and bacterial infection morbidity
  • Dr Harry Tagbor, Kwame Nkurmah University of Science & Technology, Ghana:  The effectiveness, cost and cost effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment or screening and treatment of malaria in pregnancy among women using long lasting insecticide treated bed net: a randomised controlled trial

Re-Entry Awards 2007

  • Dr Evelyn Ansah, The Dangme West Health Research Centre, Ghana: An individually randomised trial of rapid diagnostic tests in rural Ghana
  • Dr Sheick Coulibaly, Laboratoire National de Sante Publique, Burkina Faso:   A comparison of different approaches for delivery of Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPT) to pregnant women in Burkina Faso with regard to coverage and compliance
  • Dr John Lusingu, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania: Expression of variant surface antigens in children and mothers with different malaria syndromes in north-eastern Tanzania
  • Dr Ruby Martin-Peprah, Kwame Nkurmah University of Science & Technology, Ghana:  The effect of malaria on HIV/AIDS disease progression in Kumasi, Ghana