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Subscribe now for the Field Laboratory Preparedness short course

Subscribe now for the Field Laboratory Preparedness short course

Are you a biomedical scientist or professional with an interest in setting up and managing a district laboratory in resource-limited settings? Do you wish to apply the Quality Management System principles in a district laboratory? If so, this course is for you! Apply now for the ITM 3-week training ‘Field Laboratory Preparedness’, before 30 September […]

Practical teaching on AMR at ITM short course

Practical teaching on AMR at ITM short course

As part of the French ITM course “Challenges in International Health”, participants were submerged for two days (15-16 May 2024) into the challenges and actions in the battle against antimicrobial resistance. Besides lectures on epidemiology, surveillance, antibiotic stewardship, antibiotic use and infection prevention and control, participants rotated in a caroussel of practical work stations. They […]

SIMBLE team visits CHU-YO in Burkina Faso

SIMBLE team visits CHU-YO in Burkina Faso

On 20-23 March 2023, Liselotte Hardy and Barbara Barbé (ITM’s coordinating and principal investigator of the SIMBLE project) visited the “Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Yalgado Ouédraogo” (CHU-YO) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.   Read more here: https://www.itg.be/en/health-stories/articles/simble-visit-chu-yo-burkina-faso  

AIM course (Hospital-based Interventions to Contain Antibiotic Resistance in Low-resource Settings) for World Hand Hygiene Day

AIM course (Hospital-based Interventions to Contain Antibiotic Resistance in Low-resource Settings) for World Hand Hygiene Day

We teach Infection Prevention Control and Hand Hygiene as part of our course on Hospital-based Interventions to Contain Antibiotic Resistance in Low-resource Settings. Proud to be part of the WHO’s hand hygiene campaign! #CleanYourHands #HandHygiene #InfectionPrevention  

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 […]