Southeast Asia—Clinical Research in Southeast Asia (CRSA)

Client: U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Duration: 2010-2011

Region: Asia and the Pacific

Country: Regional

Solutions: Global Health

DAI helped Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) establish on-the-ground operations in Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam. DAI provided administrative and management support services to facilitate clinical research under the multisite, multinational Southeast Asia Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network (SEA ICRN) and the multisite Indonesian clinical research network, which will conduct some of its research as part of the SEA ICRN.

Select Results

  • Provided in-country support services in logistics and information technology (IT) infrastructure, as well as operational support services, to the SSS staff and offices in the region.
  • Provided long-term staff in Indonesia to manage operations, IT, and logistics for all the regional offices.
  • Throughout the project, provided short-term operational support in these areas.


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The project engaged thousands of women in maternal and child health education and worked with farmers across 13 districts to help them adopt climate-resilient farming practices to produce diverse, nutritious foods that are crucial to reducing stunting. Through new and rehabilitated boreholes, we delivered clean water to communities and helped improve sanitation, while the financial inclusion agenda saw us increase access to finance for thousands of rural women.

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