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Co-occurrence of tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus in Sub-Saharan Africa: epidemiological and immunological study

Applicant Boillat Blanco Noémie
Number 139981
Funding scheme Fellowships for prospective researchers
Research institution Bagamoyo Research and Training Center Ifakara Health Institute
Institution of higher education Institution abroad - IACH
Main discipline Tropical Medicine
Start/End 01.02.2012 - 31.01.2013
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All Disciplines (2)

Discipline
Tropical Medicine
Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology

Keywords (5)

Tuberculosis; Diabetes mellitus; Sub-Saharan Africa; Cytokines; T cell surface markers

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Publications

Publication
Association between Tuberculosis, Diabetes and 25 Hydroxyvitamin D in Tanzania: a longitudinal case control study
Boillat-Blanco Noémie (2016), Association between Tuberculosis, Diabetes and 25 Hydroxyvitamin D in Tanzania: a longitudinal case control study, in BMC Infectious Diseases, 16(1), 626-634.
Hyperglycemia in Patients with Tuberculosis in Tanzania: Implications for Diabetes Screening Algorithms
Boillat-Blanco Noémie (2016), Hyperglycemia in Patients with Tuberculosis in Tanzania: Implications for Diabetes Screening Algorithms, in Journal of Infectious Diseases, 213(7), 1163-1172.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Research Infrastructure

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
46th Union World Conference on Lung Health Talk given at a conference Diabetes among patients with tuberculosis in Africa: to test or not to test? 02.12.2015 Cape Town, South Africa Boillat Blanco Noémie;
9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) Talk given at a conference Longitudinal evolution of diabetes during tuberculosis in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, oral presentation 06.09.2015 Bâle, Switzerland Boillat Blanco Noémie;
45th Union World Conference on Lung Health Talk given at a conference Alcohol use is a strong independent risk factor for tuberculosis in urban Tanzania 28.10.2014 Barcelona, Spain Boillat Blanco Noémie;
44th Union World Conference on Lung Health Talk given at a conference Association of tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus in urban Tanzania 30.10.2013 Paris, France Boillat Blanco Noémie;


Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
Tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus comorbidity in urban Tanzania Performances, exhibitions (e.g. for education institutions) 20.10.2014 Bâle, Switzerland Boillat Blanco Noémie;


Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
Talks/events/exhibitions Dissemination meeting: association between tuberculosis and diabetes in urban Tanzania International 2014

Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
145866 Co-occurence of tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus in Tanzania 01.02.2013 Fellowships for prospective researchers

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