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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Cervical cancer and HPV

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.


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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.


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“How do you experience migration?”


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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Interpersonal violence Gender

Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and Female Genital Mutilation Support Program


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IMPOCHA

IMPOCHA: Improving soil, potato crops, human health, and forage quality in a climate change context


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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Cervical cancer and HPV

ELEVATE: EarLy dEtection of cerVical cAncer in hard-to-reach populations of women through portable and point-of-care HPV TEsting

The ELEVATE consortium wants to empower women to screen for their cervical cancer risk in any setting while guaranteeing rapid and easy-to-understand results


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