This video takes you on a tour through the blood culture bottle production process put in place by the SIMBLE project in Benin.
(AIM = Hospital-based Interventions to Contain Antibiotic Resistance in Low-resource Settings). An interview with Charlotte Grootaers (course coordinator) and Jemima Nyaboke (participant).
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
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
Be sure to check out the newest case of the month: https://parasitewonders.blogspot.com/2023/05/case-of-week-716.html
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 – […]
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 […]
This video shows the newly rehabilitated bacteriology laboratory in Boko, Benin.
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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 […]