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Launching ceremony of the Cystinet Mozambique Community based-study

  The launching ceremony of the CYSTINET-Africa Mozambique community based-study was held at the Administrative Post of Mugeba, in the District of Mocuba, Province of Zambézia, on February 28, 2...

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8th Network of NGOs for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NNN) conference, Dakar, Senegal, 28-30 September, 2017

The last decades has seen unprecedented effort by the international community to control, and ultimately eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDS). Billions of Dollars have been spent on treatment...

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Dr. Fabien Prodjinotho and Prof. Dr. Clarissa Prazeres da Costa of our Germany I team visited the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia (UNZA) late January. The purpose of this trip was the collection of Taenia solium cysts from one infected pig to prepare antigens to be used for all human T cell assays within CYSTINET-Africa. ...

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Ernatus Mkupasi (4th in the top photograph) introduced the CYSTINET-Africa Consortium at Tanzania Veterinary Association (TVA) Annual Scientific Conference held on 5th – 7th December 2017 in Arusha, Tanzania. He introduced CYSTINET-Africa to a large audience composed of veterinarians from all over the country, academicians, researchers, government officials and other key stakeholders from within and outside the country. The one health approach and community participatory were emphasized as key in implementation of the project activities. ...

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In the last week of November, Jan in his role as IT Task force leader went to Tanzania and visited the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR).
During his visit a new server for medical data collection has been setup and the process of digitalising medical questionnaires has been started.
In addition, the team composed of Bernard Ngowi, Ayubu Churi, Ayubu Maasai, Jacob Lema, and John Mduda worked hard on refining the workflow of the medical studies.
This should allow the use of barcode scanning and retrieving mechanisms to follow up on patient data and help reducing errors during the clinical trails ahead.
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New Blog post about the Mozambique launching ceremony!
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The CYSTINET-Africa team got bigger! A warm welcome to the new members of the Tanzania I task force: Antony Nyerere, Christina Kitundu and Kinyala Godson Lyandala.

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Dr. Prodjinotho and Prof. Dr. Prazeres da Costa of our Germany I team visited the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia (UNZA) late January to collect Taenia solium cysts from one infected pig to prepare antigens to be used for all human T cell assays.

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This is Foodborne Trematodiases another dangerous #NTD and a #zoonotic disease you can learn more about them from the @WHO NTD page https://t.co/bac8gnxSHO #BeatNTDs https://t.co/i2eOYvKr2z

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