Recruitment in Madagascar finalized!

Recruitment in Madagascar finalized!

The joint effort of the freeBILy team in Madagascar has led to the finalization of the recruitment as of 5 February 2020. A total of 5203 women accepted to be part of the study. Women were recruited thanks to our great field team consisting of our 25 nurses and...
Fieldwork update from Gabon

Fieldwork update from Gabon

Traveling to field sites   Field workers Gaspard Nzadi, Ondine Ovah and David Moussavou and driver David Dikongo boarding the local ferry to meet recruited participants living in Makouké for sample collection and follow-up visits. Their activities consist of...

freeBILy tweets

4:00 pm · February 6, 2020 freeBILy @free_bily Another milestone for the freeBILy project: Recruitment Madagascar finalized! A total of 5200 pregnant women recruited and included in the #freeBILy study in Madagascar, which investigates a #POC-CCA test-and-treat...
The freeBILy trials kick off in Gabon and Madagascar

The freeBILy trials kick off in Gabon and Madagascar

The recruitment of the first study participants for the freeBILy trials in Gabon and Madagascar has officially started. Enrolment of the first pregnant women started in Gabon in the middle of February and in Madagascar in the beginning of April. The start of...
Diagnostic training and implementation in Gabon and Madagascar

Diagnostic training and implementation in Gabon and Madagascar

Prior to the freeBILy annual meeting, a laboratory training at CERMEL was organized by the LUMC team, with the goal of implementing several diagnostic assays that will be used in the freeBILy project in Gabon and Madagascar. During this training, local technicians...
Annual meeting in Gabon

Annual meeting in Gabon

The freeBILy consortium annual meeting was held at the institute of our partner CERMEL, (Lambaréné, Gabon) from 14 to 15 February 2019. The meeting was attended by representatives from all consortium partners as well as invited guests from the Albert Schweitzer...