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Project Title:

Empowering people with Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: Intervention Programme to improve patient journey and reduce Stigma via community Education (ECLIPSE)

Funding Details:

Funder: National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), United Kingdom

Call: Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT)

Grant reference: NIHR200135

Total value of award: £4,576,819

Grant holders: Co-PIs Dr Helen Price (Keele University) and Professor Lisa Dikomitis (Kent and Medway Medical School)


Project Partners:

ECLIPSE is a collaborative research project of five universities, from four continents and four countries namely Mekelle University in Ethiopia, Federal University of Bahia in Brazil, Rajarata University in Sri Lanka, Keele University in The UK as well as Kent and Medway Medical School in The UK.

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ECLIPSE is a transatlantic, cross-cultural applied healthcare programme underpinned by a syndemics conceptual framework, which aims to achieve a significant improvement in the physical and mental health outcomes of people with Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) and to empower affected communities through increasing disease awareness and reducing stigma in in the three countries: Ethiopia, Brazil and Sri Lanka.