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Feb, 2019

Penta representative makes first-time visits to neonatal units in Brazil

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Penta project manager Davide Bilardi, together with other NeoObs project partners, recently visited the neonatal units of the Santa Casa Hospital in São Paolo and the Clinical Research Unit of University of São Paolo in Ribeirao Preto. The visit occurred in the last week of January and was an opportunity to strengthen the relationship with new partner sites involved in the activities of this study.

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Feb, 2019

EMPIRICAL: Kick-off Meeting in Lusaka, Zambia

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Last week saw the EMPIRICAL project get off to a great start with the Kick-off Meeting held in Lusaka, Zambia on 19th-20th February. Various items were discussed on the agenda over a productive 2 days, including Penta’s role as project partner lead for Regulatory & Ethics issues, and Communications dissemination. The meeting also included a site visit to the University Teaching Hospital – Children’s Hospital.

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Feb, 2019

REACH Kick-off Meeting, St. Petersburg, 11th-12th February

 

Today St. Petersburg welcomes over 40 partners for the REACH Kick-off Meeting (11th-12th February). REACH is a H2020 project, approved and funded by the European Commission, and coordinated by Penta. It will focus on the global health response to the epidemics of HIV, HCV and TB in pregnant women, children and adolescents in Russia and the broader European region.

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Feb, 2019

Rare Disease Day – 28th February 2019

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The countdown has begun to Rare Disease Day 2019 on 28th February. People around the world are joining the global movement for rare diseases by taking part in the #ShowYourRare campaign, holding events and raising awareness. This year’s theme is ‘Bridging health and social care’, and it is an opportunity to be part of a global call on policy makers, healthcare professionals, and care services to better coordinate all aspects of care for rare disease patients and families.

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