Month: March 2023

Responsible dissemination of health and medical research: an interview (24/01/2023)

Responsible dissemination of health and medical research: an interview (24/01/2023)

Watch the video on Research Integrity an interview on 24/01/2023 by Jan Jacobs, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) Commission for research integrity; with Raffaella Ravinetto, chair of the ITM Institutional Review Board and Jerome A. Singh University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto on their publication: […]

Massou et al., 2023. Laboratory-on-a-ship: a microbiology culture media production facility in a sea container for local production in low-resource settings

Massou et al., 2023. Laboratory-on-a-ship: a microbiology culture media production facility in a sea container for local production in low-resource settings

Do you want to know more of the why, what, where of our SIMBLE production container “laboratory-on-a-ship”? It is now featured in Lancet Microbe.

Tack et al., 2023. Health itinerary-related survival of children under-five with severe malaria or bloodstream infection, DR Congo

Tack et al., 2023. Health itinerary-related survival of children under-five with severe malaria or bloodstream infection, DR Congo

Bieke Tack and team from Kisantu, DR Congo, and many other partners (DR Congo: Hôpital Général de Référence Saint Luc de Kisantu, Zone de Santé Kisantu, INRB Kinshasa, University Teaching Hospital of Kinshasa, Belgium: KU Leuven, University Hospitals UZ Leuven, Republic of Korea: International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, United Kingdom: University of Cambridge School of Clinical […]

Applications for our brand new post-graduate certificate courses are open

Applications for our brand new post-graduate certificate courses are open

Our postgraduate certificate courses focus on health challenges in vulnerable settings across the globe. The courses are characterised by a multidisciplinary and student-centred approach. We offer four short courses which can be combined in different ways to suit specific career aspirations. Each combination of minimum 20 ECTS will lead to a postgraduate certificate. More info […]

Set-up of study to develop a clinical prognostic tool to predict unfavorable treatment outcomes amongst Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) patients (including blood cultures)

Set-up of study to develop a clinical prognostic tool to predict unfavorable treatment outcomes amongst Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) patients (including blood cultures)

In January 2023, our colleagues Dr. Annelies Mondelaers and Dr. Saskia Van Henten from the Unit of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ITM) and Said Abdellati from the Clinical Reference Lab (ITM) started a new research project in Ethiopia. This prospective cohort study is supported by the DGD, under the FA5 Ethiopia framework, and will be performed […]