Month: March 2023

Responsible dissemination of health and medical research an interview

Responsible dissemination of health and medical research an interview

Watch the latest video on Research Integrity an interview 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: Responsible […]

Laboratory-on-a-ship: a microbiology culture media production facility in a sea container for local production in low-resource settings

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.

Health itinerary-related survival of children under-five with severe malaria or bloodstream infection, DR Congo

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, Belgium: KU Leuven, University Hospitals UZ Leuven) just published their newest publication. They studied the health itinerary of children under-five admitted to the hospital with severe febrile […]

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 […]