Aetiology of Neonatal Infections in South Asia
This project will determine the population-based incidence, aetiology and antibiotic resistance profiles of community-acquired young infant infections in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan using community-based surveillance and standard and new diagnostic tests. The project also aims to identify risk factors for acquiring laboratory-confirmed infections and to describe clinical predictors of laboratory confirmed infections.
- Dhaka, Bangladesh: 18 projects
- Delhi, India: 3 projects
- Islamabad, Pakistan: 5 projects - selected city
- Bareng Nonyane, Principal Investigator