5 days ago


We are happy to announce our first International CYSTINET-Africa Conference on Cysticercosis / Taeniosis (ICCT) which will be held in Arusha, Tanzania, from 26th to 28th November, 2019. Our conference theme spans from research to policy and we encourage everyone to follow our call for papers until the 31. August 2019.

We are looking forward to welcome you at the conference.

For more information about our conference please visit: cystinet-africa-conference.org

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7 days ago


From April 15th to 18th, 2019 Ruth Demmel from the Chair for Applied Software Engineering and Andreas Jung from the Multimediagroup RBG at the Department of Computer Science TUM, travelled to the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with new camera equipment to build up a full recording studio. The aim was to teach how to set up a mobile recording environment, record video lectures and slides for the CYSTINET-Africa, Virtual One Health Centre (VOHC) with topics from Health Sciences in the context of the cysticercosis and taeniasis. ...

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3 months ago


In March 2019, Dr. Jan Markus Diederich (Germany l/diagnost-x) joined the Zambian team - lead by Dr. Gideon Zulu - during field activities in the Eastern Province to optimize workflows for high-quality T. solium sample collection. During this trip public health teaching was also performed and over 300 participants could be tested. ...

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Co-director Andrea Winkler, has been nominated as co-chair for the Lancet One Health Commission @LancetGH , #globalhealth during its launch on 9th and 10th of May 2019 in Oslo. @UniOslo Read more: https://t.co/ITM9wfRoMx

Within a collaboration of Germany I and diagnost-x/Charité Berlin Christian Schneider and Henrik Sadlowski visited the Zambian Partner (UNZA School of Veterinary medicine, Lusaka) in December for a capacity building training in molecular diagnostic methods.


A delegation of the Cystinet Germany I team, including two video experts from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) traveled to Lusaka, Zambia to establish and setup the first Recording Studio for the Virtual One Health Center (VOHC). Read more: https://t.co/ccGzHKyfZO

During 12th and 25th of September, as part of the project implementation, the CYSTINET-SUA project team visited six (6) selected districts where project activities are conducted. Read more: https://t.co/mJgD3ajwii

Two large-scale multidisciplinary health networks, CYSTINET-Africa and DigI (Non-discriminating Access for Digital Inclusion met in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, end of April 2018. read-more : https://t.co/fKxfdwlNYm

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