Feb, 2022

Registration now open! PentaTr@ining 2022: HIV & other Congenital Infections


We are delighted to announce that registrations are now open for our interactive training course ‘PentaTr@ining 2022: HIV & other Congenital Infections‘. Building on the remarkable success of the previous online course in 2020/21, we have adapted our training content to deliver a cutting-edge training programme centered around updates in the management of paediatric HIV and a variety of different congenital infections. We have listened to participant feedback and carefully tailored the course to address the key issues that currently face paediatric infectious disease healthcare professionals and students. The course […]



Oct, 2020

Penta Projects in Schools: What do young people know about HIV?


Authors: Elena Mozzo; Valentina Ortolan; Elena Badio; Federica Batterman; and Chiara Novello In October 2019, Penta began hosting HIV educational sessions in 5 high schools in Padova, Italy. From October to December 2019, a total of 13 meetings were held with 16-year-old students. For each session, the first 2 hours consisted of a medical doctor discussing the scientific aspects of HIV infection, followed by 2 hours with an HIV activist, discussing the social aspects of HIV. Each student who attended the session was asked to complete an anonymous questionnaire before […]


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