There are about 45 clinical studies being (or have been) conducted in Gabon. The country of the clinical trial is determined by the location of where the clinical research is being studied. Most studies are often held in multiple locations & countries.
Trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of DHA-PPQ for Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPTp) in HIV-infected pregnant women receiving cotrimoxazole prophylacis (CTXp) and antieretoviral (ARV) drugs and using long lasting insecticide treated nets will be conducted in Mozambique and Gabon where malaria and HIV infection are moderate to highly prevalent. In addition, the possibility for a PK interaction between DHA-PPQ and ARV drugs will be assessed in a sub-sample of participants. Women will receive ARV therapy according to national guidelines and their infants will be followed until one year of age to evaluate the impact of DHA-PPQ on MTCT-HIV.
This study is a single site, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The trial will assess the safety, tolerability, immunogenicity and vaccine efficacy (VE) of PfSPZ Vaccine in Gabonese children that are naturally exposed to malaria parasites. Healthy children aged 1- 12 years living in the surrounding areas of Lambaréné and/or Fougamou Province in Gabon will be eligible for participation.
Na-GST-1 is a protein expressed during the adult stage of the Necator americanus hookworm life cycle that is thought to play a role in the parasite's degradation of host hemoglobin for use as an energy source. Vaccination with recombinant Na-GST-1 has protected dogs and hamsters from infection in challenge studies. This study will evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of administering Na-GST-1 with or without the CpG 10104 immunostimulant to healthy Gabonese adults living in an area of endemic hookworm infection.
FEVRIER study is an observatory of hospitalizations in cardiology units in sub-Saharan Africa.
The study is to be performed in public health facilities in Central and West Africa where Pyramax will be used as treatment of uncomplicated malaria episodes, including repeat episodes. The study is to assess the safety of Pyramax, particularly in patients with underlying liver function abnormalities, in patients who have co-morbid conditions, such as HIV, and also in very small children (<1 year of age).
This study aims to determine the most effective and tolerable dose at the shortest dosing regimen of the investigational drug KAF156 in combination with a solid dispersion formulation of lumefantrine (LUM-SDF) in adult/adolescent and pediatric patients with uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria. There is unmet medical need for anti-malarial treatment with new mechanism of action to reduce probability of developing resistance, and for duration shorter than 3 days of treatment and/or reduced pill burden.
The CADRE study is a multinational observational cohort of patients with sickle-cell disease (SCD) in five west and central sub-Saharan African countries. The aim of this project is to describe the incidence and assess the predictive factors of SCD-related micro- and macro-vascular complications in sub-Saharan Africa.
The principal objective is to evaluate a cure rate and number of adverse events of with confirmed multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patient treated with a 9months regimen.
Double blind, randomized, controlled, dose-escalation Phase 1 clinical trial in hookworm-exposed children aged 6 to 10 years living in the area of Lambaréné, Gabon. Children will receive three doses of the Na-GST-1/Alhydrogel hookworm vaccine co-administered with the Na-APR-1 (M74)/Alhydrogel hookworm vaccine or the hepatitis B vaccine co-administered with sterile saline. All injections will be delivered intramuscularly (deltoid) on approximately Days 0, 56, and 112 or 180.
Assessing the effect of neglected tropical diseases on Plasmodium falciparum transmission in an area of co endemicity.