Month: April 2023

Two reviews on “Bacterial Contamination of Antiseptics, Disinfectants, and Hand Hygiene Products Used in Healthcare Settings” on High and Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Two reviews on “Bacterial Contamination of Antiseptics, Disinfectants, and Hand Hygiene Products Used in Healthcare Settings” on High and Low- and Middle-Income Countries

We conducted two reviews of healthcare-associated outbreaks and cross-sectional surveys related to the contamination of antiseptics, disinfectants, and hand hygiene products in healthcare settings: a scoping review on high-income countries and a systematic review on low- and middle-income countries. Bacterial Contamination of Antiseptics, Disinfectants and Hand Hygiene Products in Healthcare Facilities in High-Income Countries: A […]

Interview with the Kisantu study team – Doctoral research of Bieke Tack (English subtitles)

Interview with the Kisantu study team – Doctoral research of Bieke Tack (English subtitles)

Study team describing the preparation, outcomes, benefits, difficulties and way forward after the studies they carried out in Kisantu in the Democratic Republic of Congo.   Speakers: Naomie Wasolua – Nurse research team (health interview + in-hospital follow-up) Dr. Daniel Vita – Local supervisor and medical director St. Luc Kisantu Hospital Dr. Jules Mbuyamba – […]

Travel report of Anne-Sophie Heroes to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Travel report of Anne-Sophie Heroes to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Anne-Sophie Heroes traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo together with Gaëtan Van Aelst, ITM Clinical Trials Unit, and Justin Im, International Vaccine Institute, for a follow-up and monitoring visit of the THECA – TyVECO study, a Typhoid conjugate vaccine effectiveness study. 1) Since February 2022, children between 9 months and 16 years old […]