International Centre for Reproductive Health Belgium
ICRH Belgium is a multidisciplinary centre operating within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Ghent University. Besides research activities, ICRH Belgium implements projects in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia with a focus on developing training programmes and takes actions to defend sexual and reproductive rights.
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PhD defense Ali Ssetaala
Invitation to the Public PhD defense at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Ghent University on June 1st at 2 p.m.Read more
PhD defense Sara De Meyer
Dr Sara De Meyer successfully defended her PhD at Ghent University.Read more
Latest ICRH projects
A Community-based HPV screening Implementation in Low-Income countries - CHILI
Cervical cancer is the 4th most common cancer in women worldwide, with up to 85% of the burden in resource restricted countries. Early detection of precancer has shown to be successful in reducing cancer incidence and mortality, however, a global implementation of this approach is hampered by culture and resource differences between countries.
HIGH Horizons Heat Indicators for Global Health
Monitoring, Early Warning Systems and health facility interventions for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and young children and health workers.
“How do male migrants experience migration?”
Sexuality in transit zones: sexual health of migrant men and young people in transit zones in Belgium and France
In 2022, more than 45 000 migrants, of which the vast majority are single men, succeeded to reach the United Kingdom (UK) by crossing the perilous English Channel.
Gender sensitivity in credibility assessments of asylum applications based on sexual and gender-based violence
This research will analyse gender sensitivities in credibility assessments of asylum applications based on sexual or gender-based violence.
Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and Female Genital Mutilation Support Program
- HIV & AIDS
- Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
- Health system research
- Adolescent and youth health
- Cervical cancer and HPV
- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
- Interpersonal violence
- Mother and child health
- Reproductive rights
- Family planning and contraception
- Migrant health
- Child, early and forced marriage
- Epidemiological modeling
- Sexual health and wellbeing
- Policy analysis
- Monitoring and evaluation
- Clinical care
- Perinatal Mental Health
- Screening and detection
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Lotte De Schrijver, Nele Vaerewijck, Ines Keygnaert2023 LGBTQIA+ sensitive primary care in Flanders: preliminary results of a KAP-survey among general practitioners
Ines Keygnaert, Anke Vandenberghe, Lotte De Schrijver, Lisa Fomenko