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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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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:
Making use of a multiple-step protocol, T. solium positive samples can now be identified by copro-PCR in the regional reference laboratory.

“The reaction distinguishes the parasite against other specimens with high sensitivity and specificity”, says Christian Schneider who works on diagnostic methods for taeniasis in Germany.
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During 28th October and 1st November the CYSTINET-Africa consortium was represented in the ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE 2019 (ASTMH) IN NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA by our Tanzania I (SUA) team, comprising Prof. Helena Ngowi, Dr. Ernatus Mkupasi, Mr. Antony Nyerere and Mr. Chacha Nyangi who collectively presented a poster informing about the CYSTINET-Africa consortium and its activities. ...

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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.

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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

We held a successful interdisciplinary workshop (Prof. Bernd Brügge and Jan Knobloch, Chair for Software Engineering, TUM, and Prof. Andrea Winkler, Center for Global Health and Department of Neurology, TUM) July 10th-11th. @cystinet #tum Read more: https://t.co/Yz7cc5mm5I

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