Training and capacity building within the freeBILy project

Training and capacity building within the freeBILy project

An important aspect of the freeBILy project is to provide capacity building and training opportunities for both African and European centres in helminth diagnostic techniques, applied epidemiology and mother-child public health interventions. The aim of Workpackage 3...
Update from the field – Madagascar

Update from the field – Madagascar

Currently, in both Gabon and Madagascar field sites are being prepared for the freeBILy study. Preparations include training of community health workers which is going to start Wednesday 21st of November 2018, for the Madagascar sites. In Madagascar, the project will...
freeBILy at the EDCTP Forum in Lisbon

freeBILy at the EDCTP Forum in Lisbon

From 17-21 September, members of the freeBILy consortium joined the Ninth European Development and Clinical Trial Partnership (EDCTP) Forum in Lisbon. During this meeting Dr Govert van Dam had the opportunity to introduce the freeBILy project and to discuss the...
Meet us at the EDCTP Forum 2018 in Lisbon

Meet us at the EDCTP Forum 2018 in Lisbon

From 17-21 September, the Ninth EDCTP Forum will be held in Lisbon. The Forum brings together researchers from all over the world to discuss the theme ‘Clinical research and sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa: the impact of North-South partnerships’....
Kick-off meeting freeBILy project in Tübingen

Kick-off meeting freeBILy project in Tübingen

The freeBILy consortium held a kick-off meeting in Tübingen, Germany from 3-4 May 2018. The meeting was attended by representatives of consortium partners from Madagascar, Gabon, Spain, Germany and The Netherlands as well as a representative from EDCTP. After a...
LUMC coordinates project on schistosomiasis RDT implementation

LUMC coordinates project on schistosomiasis RDT implementation

Dr. Govert van Dam from Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) Leiden, The Netherlands, is the coordinator of the freeBILy consortium that received a grant of €3 million to conduct research aimed at improving the health of pregnant women, new-borns and small children...