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Projects

Community and Hospital-Based Obstetrics Whatsapp Triage, Referral, and Transfer (WART-RT) System
PI: 
Dr. Bernice T. Dahn  |  Funded By: USAID
Duration:
 April 30, 2021 - July 31, 2023    

INACTIVE

To increase continuity and access to quality maternal care reducing preventable, onstetric-related death through 1) a WhatsApp Triage, Referral and Transfer (WAT-RT) System connecting community health workers (CHWs), midwives at rural health facilities, and healthcare personnel at referral hospitals and 2) an obstetric (OB) triage system implemented at referral hospitals to decrease facility delays. The WAT-RT system will allow two-way communication to assist in early problem identification and prompt referral to the next level of care. It wil allow the facility to prepare for in-coming increased workload preventing delays upon arrival.

PEER-Liberia
PI: 
Dr. Sherman Adams  |  Funded By: USAID
Duration: June 1, 2020 - June 30, 2023
   

INACTIVE

Ensure that ULCHS has highly qualified faculty to train the next generation of medial doctors and clinical researchers in Liberia

Assessing Social, Demographic, and Clinical Drivers of COVID-19 Vaccination Behavior in Liberia
PI: 
Laura Skripp, PhD  |  Funded By: Sabin Vaccine Institute
Duration:
 January 3, 2022 - June 30, 2022

INACTIVE

OSRS Contacts

Edmund G Manston,
Director
Office of Sponsored Research Services
manstoneg@ul.edu.lr
+231 770135309

To describe the sociodemographic and health characteristics of the population of individuals who opted for COVID-19 vaccination in Liberia

To investigate associations between the reasons for accepting the vaccine and the reported intention of accepting the second dose and/or booster, depending on chosen vaccine regimen

To determine the incidence of acute respiratory illness symptoms among people who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Liberia

WhatsApp Triage, Referral & Transfer System: Increasing Access & Quality
PI: 
Dr. Bernice T. Dahn  |  Funded By: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 
Duration:
 October 30, 2020 - October 31, 2022

INACTIVE

Konkun Wleh
Pre Award Officer
Office of Sponsored Research Services
wlehko@ul.edu.lr
+231776211297

Josephine T. Theoway
Post Award Officer
Office of Sponsored Research Services
theowayjt@ul.edu.lr
+231776631532

To increase access to cesarean section by decreasing referral time, improving obstetrics triage methods and decision making and decreasing the Decision-to-Delivery time through WhatsApp Traige, Referral, and Transfer System.

Epidemiology and Immunity to Ebola Virus and Other Emerging Viral Infections in Liberia
PI: 
Dr. Peter S. Humphrey  | Funded By: CDC
Duration:
 September 30, 2020 - December 12, 2022  

INACTIVE

Intended for the maintenance, upkeep and operation of the Portable Laboratory Units installed next to the College of Science and Technology on its Fendell campus.

Support for School of Medicine's Pre-clinical Faculty
PI: 
Dr. Bernice T. Dahn   |  Funded By: World Bank
Duration:
 February 14, 2020 - February 28, 2021

INACTIVE

To support the full time presence of visiting faculty in the areas of salaries and air tickets.

The Power of  Nutrition UL SOPH-PAI Liberia
PI:
Dr. Wahdae-Mai Harmon-Gray  |  Funded By: Irish Aid Award
Duration:
 January 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023

INACTIVE

To Collaborate in Common Fields of Nutrition Under the Broader Scope of Maternal and Child Health

Strengthening Capacity and Catalyzing Change for Research and Communications Partners in LMICs
PI:
Dr. Bernice Dahn  |  Funded By: Guttmacher Institute
Duration: June 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023

INACTIVE

Support Collaborating Entity in expanding their skills for engaging in research and communication activities that foster safe abortion policies and practices.

Assessment of barriers to the uptake of the Intermittent Preventive Treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) services in Antenatal Care settings in Liberia
PI:
Dr. Bernice Dahn  |  Funded By: Jhpiego Corporation
Duration: May 10, 2021 - June 15, 2022

INACTIVE

To assess the IPTp coverage as documented in the ANC longitudinal register and to identify and describe the factors associated with IPTp uptake at ANC.

The prevalence of cruptococcal infection amongst HIV + patients with CD4 counts <200 in the medical department at John F. Kennedy Medical Center
PI: 
Dr. Yassah M. Barclay-Korboi  |  Funded By: USAID   
Duration:
 March 19, 2021 - May 31, 2022 

INACTIVE

To do a cross-sectional study of serum CrAg in HIV+ subjects>15 years old with CD4 counts <200 seen at John F. Kennedy Medical Center

The Prevalence and Clinical Patterns of Diabetes Mellites in Liberia
PI: 
Dr. Philip Ireland  |  Funded By: USAID   
Duration:
 March 19, 2021 - May 31, 2022 

INACTIVE

To determine the prevalence, clinical pattern and risk factors associated with diabetes mellitus in Liberia.

Comparison of the efficacy of two different local blended diets in the management of undernourished Liberian children aged 12 to 36 months
PI: 
Dr. Nuntia K. Gbalon-Nuahn  |  Funded By: USAID
Duration:
 March 19, 2021 - May 31, 2022    

INACTIVE

To compare the effects on nutritional status of blended Oryza sativa, Sesamum indicum, Sardinella albella (Product A) and Musa paradisiacae, Arachis hypogea and Sardinella albella (Product B) in the management of under nutrition among children aged twelve to thirty-six months

PEER Liberia Research Training Transition
PI: 
Dr. Bernice T. Dahn  |  Funded By: USAID
Duration:
 March 19, 2021 - May 31, 2022    

INACTIVE

To build the research capacity of Liberian medical doctors and trainees to support future, locally directed clinical research training activities.

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