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Oct, 2018

SMILE clinical trial: Perinatal HIV Research Unit is first African site to open for recruitment

 

A warm welcome to the PHRU based in Soweto, South Africa, as the SMILE clinical trial’s first African site. In the few days they have been recruiting: Dr Avy Violari (Principal Investigator) and colleagues have already screened three trial participants. We wish them the best success in achieving their goal of 50 children joining SMILE from the greater Johannesburg area in the coming months.

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Oct, 2018

EPIICAL: enrollment has completed in the CARMA study!

 

September saw the CARMA study complete its enrollment target of 40 patients. Reservoir size assays have been performed, and primary statistical analyses are ongoing. Over the coming weeks, some results relating immunological and virological assays will be released and discussed internally within the EPIICAL Consortium at General Assembly meeting in November.

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Sep, 2018

Venetonight 2018 – The European Researchers’ Night

 

On 28th September, in over 340 cities all across Europe and in neighbouring countries, EU-funded scientists will present their work to the public through fun learning activities. European Researchers’ Night is an open science event that makes science and the work of scientists familiar to audiences all over Europe. Over the course of the day and throughout the night, children, adolescents, adults, older people, students and entrepreneurs can get to know more about science through workshops, meetings with researchers, lectures and laboratory visits.

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Sep, 2018

UNICEF report – “Women: At the heart of the HIV response for children”

 

UNICEF’s new report, Women: At the heart of the HIV response for children, highlights the sobering fact that, contrary to popular opinion, the AIDS crisis is far from over. Even as the disease beats a slow retreat due to the significant and commendable progress on many fronts in the last decade, it still strikes at people of all ages, including babies, young children and particularly adolescents.

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Sep, 2018

World Sepsis Day – 13th Sept. 2018

 

Today is World Sepsis Day! Held on September 13th every year, it is and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against sepsis. Sepsis accounts for at least 8 million deaths worldwide annually.

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