Project Information

Project title
Social, cultural and environmental determinants of the burden of disease
Researcher(s)
Dr Daniel Reidpath (Deakin University), Dr Aka Kouamé (IFORD, Cameroon), Dr Pascale Allotey (University of Melbourne), Professor Robert Cummins (Deakin University)
Period of Grant
2000-2001
Funding
Global Forum for Health research
$60,000
Brief description

This exploratory research will investigate the socio-cultural, environmental, and individual determinants of the burden of disease for two conditions in a developing and a developed country. The countries in which the research will be conducted are Cameroon (specifically Yaounde and its hinterland) and Australia (specifically Melbourne and its hinterland).