ICRH Belgium continues to work on improving cervical cancer screening
After the ELEVATE project, a follow-up project called CHILI was launched.
After the ELEVATE project, a follow-up project called CHILI was launched. The CHILI consortium envisions to optimize cervical cancer screening in low- and middle-income countries by offering a modified, cost-effective version of the point-of-care ELEVATE tool to test self-collected samples. This promising device, which has the potential to drastically reduce the cancer burden in developing countries, will be implemented in four countries: Cambodia, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Uganda. More information: https://chili-hpv.com
High Horizons: The impact of heat on maternal, newborn and child health
Press release: Thousands of newborn babies and expectant mothers could be saved from dying needlessly from exposure to heat, researchers say, as they launch a new four-year project focusing on sub-Saharan Africa.
PhD defense Mrs Carrie Jane Ngongo at Ghent University
On Friday February 10th at 12:00 CET, Mrs. Carrie Jane Ngongo defended her doctoral work at Ghent University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
New project on patterns of healthcare utilization in Dadaab refugee camp
Prof. Olivier Degomme (ICRH-UGent) received the prestigious BOF starting grant from the University of Ghent in December 2015, to work on patterns of health care utilization among gender based violence survivors in Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya.