International Collaboration to increase Traumatic Brain Injury Surveillance in Europe

INITIatE

The long term goal of this project is to assess and build TBI research capacity in Armenia, Georgia, and Moldova in order to systematically prevent, treat, and optimize recovery from TBI. To reach this goal, the objectives of the current project are to build a research network in which we will develop TBI registries.

  • Specific aim 1: Identify and describe current TBI data collection practices and capacity.
  • Specific aim 2: Through a participatory process, develop a comparable TBI registry system.
  • Specific aim 3: Conduct comparative analyses of TBI data.

Starting / Ending Date

August 2017 – July 2019

Project Coordinator

University of Iowa, College of Public Health – United States of America

Funding

BBU Amount: 29282 USD

Staff from Department of Public Health

Assistant Professor

Research Assistant

Project Partners

Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

www.tsu.ge/

Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia

www.ysmu.am/

State Medical and Pharmaceutical University “Nicolae Testemitanu”, Chisinau, Moldova

www.usmf.md/ro