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VirtualOneHealth Lecture Recording Workshop – 5th – 9th November 2018 – University of Zambia

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 Recording Studio for the Vi...

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CYSTINET PROJECT MEETING/WORKSHOP AT DISTRICT LEVEL HELD DURING THE 12TH – 25th OF SEPTEMBER 2018.

As part of the project implementation, the CYSTINET-SUA project team visited six (6) selected districts where project activities are conducted.   Assisted by the Cystinet-SUA team, Prof. Helena Ngow...

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CYSTINET - Africa

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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3 months ago

CYSTINET - Africa

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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7 months ago

CYSTINET - Africa

Prof. C. Prazeres da Costa was in Cairo give a talk at the German Science Day organized by the DAAD office in Cairo as well as Mrs Heba Afifi from TUM Cairo. The title of the talk was: “Introducing the Schistosomiasis Research Group at TUM: From epigenteics and transmaternal immune regulation to novel drug development“. The Cystinet Africa project was also featured and fruitful discussions ensued. #Cairo #Cystinet #NTDs ...

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8 months ago

CYSTINET - Africa

What better day than #WorldZoonosesDay to highlight the Center for Global Health’s involvement in studies concerning neurocysticercosis (NCC) in highly endemic rural areas of Zambia and Tanzania. NCC is the world's number one food-borne parasitic disease and has a strong #OneHealth aspect, with elimination strategies needing to address both humans and pigs. Our research focuses on the epidemiological assessment of NCC, the evaluation of a newly developed point of care test, the conduct of prevention campaigns and the treatment of NCC patients according to standard treatment guidelines that are to be published by the WHO in due course. ...

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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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