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Surveillance of health risks after cyclone Idai in Mozambique

Published on 28.05.2019
Epicentre supported Médecins Sans Frontières in two provinces in Mozambique that bore the brunt of cyclone Idai. Efforts were targeted in Nhamatanda, ...
Cyclone Idai Mozambique Surveillance Cholera Internal displacement
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Testing fexinidazole as a treatment for T.b. rhodesiense sleeping sickness

Published on 23.05.2019
Epicentre is part of the DNDi partnership that is launching a study into fexinidazole as a safe and well tolerated treatment against treat T.b. rhodes...
Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) Sleeping sickness Fexinidazole DNDi
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Study to assess the importance and severity of abortion-related complications launched

Published on 22.05.2019
Multicentric AMoCo study in Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, and Nigeria aims to assess the importance of abortion-related comp...
Abortion-related complications Maternal mortality Mixed-method study Observational quantitative study Qualitative study Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Central African Republic (CAR) Nigeria
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Epicentre congratulates Dr. Robert Nsaibirni

Published on 20.05.2019
Epicentre congratulates Dr. Robert Nsaibirni with obtaining his PhD with distinction in Science and Information Technology from the University of Yaou...
Robert Nsaibirni PhD Yaoundé Anglophone
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Wealthy Africans should play greater role in funding research

Published on 30.04.2019
Yap Boum argues in Le Monde that wealthy Africans should play greater role in funding researchers working in public health in Africa.
Philanthropy Africa Research Funding Le Monde
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Buruli ulcer is one of the most neglected but treatable diseases in the world.
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Buruli ulcer meeting in Yaoundé, Cameroon, 3-4 April 2019

Published on 29.04.2019
As part of the project to validate the clinical score for Buruli ulcer a meeting took place in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on 3-4 April 2019.
Buruli ulcer (BU) Cameroon
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The Lancet Global Health in support of francophone scientists

Published on 18.04.2019
Lancet Global Health published an original French article for this first time on 15 April 2019.
Francophone Science Research Publishing
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The focus is on hard-to-reach groups, including adolescents with HIV .
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Survey to measure HIV positive status awareness among female sex workers in Nsanje, Malawi

Published on 11.04.2019
Start of study understanding the experience of female sex workers.
HIV status Female sex workers (FWS) Sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) Sexually transmitted infections (STI) Malawi
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 An outreach team regularly visits the community to raise awareness, prevent sexual violence and inform inhabitants about the availability of medical and social assistance in Nairobi, Kenya
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Sexual and gender based violence support study in Kenya

Published on 02.04.2019
Study starts to improve uptake of support services to survivors of sexual and gender based violence in Kenya.
Sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) Support services Kenya
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Mother and baby attend mobile malnutrition unit.
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Mother and child health indicators survey, Moïssala Health District, Chad

Published on 08.03.2019
Epicentre conducted a baseline survey in Moïssala, Chad.
Maternal and child health Survey Moïssala Chad