IDEA is a large-scale integrated project funded by the European Commission 7th Framework program. It involves 21
partner institutions from 6 European (Swtizerland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and UK) and 5 African (Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania) countries.
The primary objective of IDEA is to determine whether and how the presence of worm infections modulate
- immune responses specific to HIV, TB and Malaria
- the clinical course of these diseases
- and vaccination and vaccine-induced immune responses