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Oct, 2019

‘EARTH’ study – first patient enrolled in Mali

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We are delighted to report that the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Gabriel Touré in Mali has enrolled its first patient in the key EPIICAL study, EARTH. This marks a new chapter in the study, with the scope of the cohort widening to include participants not only from South Africa and Mozambique, but also from the west African site in Bamako.

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Oct, 2019

Penta delegation visits our partners in Uganda

 

Penta representative, Davide Bilardi, and president of ‘Casa Accoglienza alla vita Padre Angelo – ACAVPA’, Dr. Antonio Mazza, are visiting our partners in Uganda this week. The Nsambya Hospital Home Care unit, the Ggaba Parish, and MU-JHU are working closely together to coordinate important local social initiatives and programmes.

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Oct, 2019

A look back at European Researchers’ Night

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Bacteria are steadily becoming less and less responsive to currently available antibiotics. Together with members of the public, we explored the hot topic of ‘antimicrobial resistance’ at the European Researchers’ Night in Padua on 27 September 2019.

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Sep, 2019

Let’s talk about antimicrobial resistance: Penta at European Researchers’ Night

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Penta will be present at the European Researchers’ Night in Padua on 27 September, 2019. For this edition we have chosen the theme of ‘antimicrobial resistance’ (AMR). With the help of flyers and an educational video we hope to illustrate to the public what ‘AMR’ is, how it develops and spreads, and raise awareness on how much this problem is threatening global health. Our team will point out some simple yet extremely important practices that can limit the progression of resistance.

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Aug, 2019

‘Prescribing Medicines for Children’: new international textbook published

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We are pleased to report that the book ‘Prescribing Medicines for Children: From drug development to practical administration’has been launched. Co-edited by our friends Prof. Mike Sharland (Penta Foundation Board Member) and Prof. Mark Turner, in collaboration with Charlotte Barker, the textbook aims to improve understanding in all aspects of paediatric prescribing.

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