project . 2012 - 2016 . Closed

Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa: Ecosystems, livestock/wildlife, health and wellbeing

UK Research and Innovation
  • Funder: UK Research and InnovationProject code: NE/J001570/1
  • Funded under: NERC Funder Contribution: 1,028,530 GBP
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Feb 2012
    End Date
    29 Apr 2016
Description
Health is a critical aspect of human wellbeing, interacting with material and social relations to contribute to people's freedoms and choices. Especially in Africa, clusters of health and disease problems disproportionately affect poor people. Healthy ecosystems and healthy people go together, yet the precise relationships between these remain poorly understood. The Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium will provide a new theoretical conceptualisation, integrated systems analysis and evidence base around ecosystem-health-wellbeing interactions, linked to predictive models and scenarios, tools and methods, pathways to impact and capacity-building activi...
Description
Health is a critical aspect of human wellbeing, interacting with material and social relations to contribute to people's freedoms and choices. Especially in Africa, clusters of health and disease problems disproportionately affect poor people. Healthy ecosystems and healthy people go together, yet the precise relationships between these remain poorly understood. The Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium will provide a new theoretical conceptualisation, integrated systems analysis and evidence base around ecosystem-health-wellbeing interactions, linked to predictive models and scenarios, tools and methods, pathways to impact and capacity-building activi...
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