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
Joint Laboratory for Global Health between Ghent University and Hebei Medical University
On 21 November 2019, during an official visit of the province of East Flanders to the Chinese Hebei province, an agreement was signed establishing a joint laboratory for global health between Ghent University (Belgium) and Hebei Medical University (China).
Opportunities for linking research to policy.
Poster presentation by Emilomo Ogbe at the HSR conference
Dissemination BORESHA Project
On April 17, the results of the BORESHA project were disseminated in Nairobi, Kenya. The BORESHA project is a study assessing the feasibility of conducting HIV prevention interventions at entertainment venues, such as bars or clubs, to sex workers and...