HC Deb 04 June 1996 vol 278 cc392-3W
Mr. Clifton-Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many and what research projects in the field of sexual and reproductive health were being funded by the aid budget in(a) 1994 and (b) 1995; and for what period of time. [30460]

Mr. Hanley

Twenty-three research projects were funded in 1994 and 24 in 1995. Details are as follows:

  • Methodologies for measuring maternal health in developing countries. April 1992—April 1995.
  • Hypertension and Eclampsia in Pregnancy. April 1994—March 1996.
  • Pelvic Inflammatory disease in slum women in Bombay. January 1993—December 1995.
  • Sexual awareness, life styles and related health needs of young, single female factory workers. April 1992—April 1995.
  • Socio-cultural determinants of induced abortion in developing countries. April 1992—April 1994.
  • The management of eclampsia-control trial of magnesium sulphate and diazepam to reduce maternal morbidity. June 1992—June 1995.
  • Reproductive Morbidity. April 1992—April 1995.
  • Study of induced abortion among urban poor. October 1992—October 1995.
  • Reproductive health beliefs among young women. June 1994—December 1994.
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  • Impact and cost-effectiveness of focused perinatal health education for mothers on infant care, neonatal mortality and postnatal family planning practices. January 1994—January 1996.
  • Pilot study to explore and compare health seeking behaviour and socio-economic context in commercial sex workers and other women. May 1994—December 1994.
  • Menstrual health of adolescent girls. July 1994—July 1996.
  • Malaria and maternal anaemia—an intervention study in pregnancy. September 1994—September 1997.
  • The development of an appropriate approach to community based education in family planning. April 1994–1995.
  • Cervical cancer in developing countries. March 1993—March 1996.
  • Assessment of reproductive health needs of out of school adolescents. April 1992—April 1994.
  • HIV-AIDS study of selected economic aspects of adult illness. August 1990—March 1995.
  • Prevention of HIV-related tuberculosis. October 1992—October 1996.
  • Risk factors for mother-to-infant transmission of HIV-1. October 1993—December 1995.
  • Investigation of early diagnosis of HIV in children. April I 994—March 1996.
  • The Informal Economy of Health: Management of STDs and Paediatric Crisis by Women. November 1992 March 1996.
  • Collaborative study on effectiveness of HIV-AIDS work in developing countries by non-governmental organisation. November 1993—March 1996.
  • New tools for prioritising and evaluating safe motherhood programmes. December 1994—October 1996.
  • The social factors influencing the high rates of Caesarian section births. October 1995—February 1997.
  • Acceptability of barrier methods as a means to prevent reproductive tract infection. October 1995—October 1998.
  • A rational package of antenatal care: economic evaluation alongside a multi-centre randomised controlled trial. November 1995—November 1996.
  • Delivering cost-effective antenatal care in low and middle income countries. November 1995—February 1996.
  • Increasing the efficiency of antenatal care in identifying and referring women needing institutional deliveries. December 1995—December 1996.