Prof. Dr. Clarissa Prazeres da Costa, gave a talk during the plenary session on Challenges in Women's Health in Sub-Saharan Africa at the Midterm Meeting of "Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa" This talk should encourage the discussion of the 'double burden' of diseases that affect women especially on the African continent. #HealthResearch4Africa ...
Dr. Felix Sukums, Prof. Andrea Winkler, Prof. Sundeep Sahay and Prof. Eva Rehfuess presented a new initiative that aims to link all German-African research networks:
Networking the Networks for the future of Global Health
Dr. Fabien Prodjinotho part of the Germany II team of CYSTINET-Africa provided his experiences as a post-doc inside a workshop about “Being an Early-Career Researcher or Mid-career Researcher - what does it mean and how can my network support my aspirations?” at the Midterm Meeting of the Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa. #HealthResearch4Africa ...
Today, four students of CYSTINET-Africa presented insights towards their research in form of posters at the Midterm Meeting of the Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa. The first two posters where presented by Dr. Fredy Mlowe and George Makingi from the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA, Tanzania) while, one poster was presented by Yakobo Lema from the National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR, Tanzania). The final poster has been presented by Chibeza Zulu from the Veterinary Department of the University of Zambia, Zambia.
The full titles of the posters are:
Dr. Fredy Mlowe - TSCT - Diagnosis, Reporting and Recording Efficiency Towards Policy and Practice to Eliminate the Disease in Tanzania
George Makingi - Effectiveness of Community based Health Education Intervention for Prevention and Controlling Human Taenia Solium Infections in the Kongwa and Songwe District, Tanzania
Yakobo Lema - Preventable Epilepsy - Taenia Solium neurocysticercosis in Southern Highlands of Tanzania
Chibeza Zulu - Investigation of Biomarkers in Pigs naturally infected with cysticercosis after treatment with oxfendazole
We are looking forward for more fruitful discussions in the upcoming days. ...