Commitment to Action

Capacity Building for Better Health in Africa

Commitment by

Tenerife Island Government

In 2014, Cabildo Insular de Tenerife and its partners committed to a multi-part program to reduce malaria and Schistosomiasis (SCH) in Senegal. The partners will: 1) implement or upgrade laboratories for the Control of Tropical Diseases and build capacities in the staff (laboratory technicians, clinicians, and researchers); 2) determine the incidence of malaria in the area; and 3) develop epidemiological studies targeted on vectors of disease circulating in the Saint-Louis region of Senegal.

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Commitment

Capacity Building for Better Health in Africa

Launched

2014

Est. Duration

2 years

Estimated Total Value

$7,248,400

Region

Africa

Countries

SENEGAL

Commitment by

Tenerife Island Government

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

The Canarian Foundation For Control Of Tropical Diseases, Universidad De La Laguna, Université Gaston Berger, Republic of Senegal