National Surveillance System for Enteric Fever in India (NSSEFI)
|Project Brief||Development and deployment of an active surveillance for enteric fever in children aged less than 15 years, in multiple locations across India. This would help in establishing the burden of enteric fever in India, thus informing the policy decisions on implementation of typhoid vaccination as a part of the universal immunization program in India.|
|Principal Investigator||Dr. Shanta Dutta, Scientist G and Director, ICMR-National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases|
|Project Period||January 2017 – May 2019|
|Funding Details||Christian Medical College, Vellore, which received funding support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).
₹ 7.78 crore (~US$ 1,132,768).