Meetings and events

A glimpse into a Penta Youth Trial Boards Meeting

15 Nov, 2022

The Penta Youth Trials Board (YTB) is made up of young people aged between 15 – 19 from South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe and the UK. The YTBs ensure that children and young people…
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PentaTr@ining holds first-ever jointly hosted course in Africa

26 Jul, 2022

The PentaTr@ining Zambia-Tanzania 2022 course was held on 18-20 July. It was Penta’s first-ever jointly hosted training course in Africa and it counted more than 200 participants with nearly 150…
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2nd VERDI General Assembly highlights importance of synergies across cohorts and consortia

15 Jul, 2022

The second VERDI General Assembly took place from 28-30 June 2022, bringing together more than 70 people both online and in Padua, Italy. This hybrid meeting spotlighted the important work…
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GAP-f webinar on Best practices in clinical research for the development of paediatric formulations

11 Mar, 2021

We are pleased to invite you to the kick-off of #BetterDrugs4Kids, GAP-f’s new quarterly webinar series on paediatric drug optimization, featuring deep dives on paediatric drug prioritization, evaluation, development, and…
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International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics now accepting abstracts!

04 Mar, 2021

The 13th international workshop on HIV Pediatrics will be held virtually on 16 July 2021. Researchers from around the world are invited to submit their abstracts for presentation on one…
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Paediatric HIV: we are not done yet!

25 Jan, 2021

We met Martina Penazzato her and asked her thoughts on what urgent action we need to take to end AIDS in children.
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Pablo Rojo & Anna Turkova comment on HIV drug optimisation for adolescents living with HIV

11 Dec, 2020

Pablo Rojo, and Anna Turkova – members of Penta ID network have provided some rationale, and highlighted some challenges related to including adolescents in HIV clinical phase 3 trials of…
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WHO Essential Medicines List (EML) New Antibiotic User Guide

19 Nov, 2020

On November 23rd, 2020, the World Health Organisation will be hosting a webinar on the Essential Medicines List (EML) new Antibiotic User Guide.
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Louise Hill Presents NeoVanc Sub-study Results at ESPID 2020

10 Nov, 2020

Louise Hill presented the findings of a NeoVanc sub-study at ESPID’s 2020 Virtual Meeting in late October. Below is a summary of the study and findings. Enterococcus (a bacterium) and…
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PentaTr@ining 2020 online training course kicks off!

02 Nov, 2020

Our completely revamped online training course PentaTr@ining 2020: ‘HIV & other Congenital Infections’ kicks off today!
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Simplified dolutegravir dosing for children with HIV weighing 20 kg or more: pharmacokinetic and safety substudies of the multicentre, randomised ODYSSEY trial

20 Aug, 2020

Authors: Bollen PDJ, Moore C, Mujuru H, et al. The ODYSSEY Trial Team Published in: LANCET HIV. 2020;8:e533-e544 Date of publication: 20 August 2020   Download publication
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Update on COVID-19 pandemic

22 Jul, 2020

20 July 2020 Update webinar by One Health Centre of Excellence
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‘PentaTr@ining 2020: HIV & other Congenital Infections’ – Sign up today!

20 Jul, 2020

We are delighted to announce that registrations are now open for our online training course 'PentaTr@ining 2020: HIV & other Congenital Infections'.
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VALUE-Dx: Clinical Studies Kick-off Meeting in Zeist, The Netherlands

06 Nov, 2019

On 24 and 25 October 2019, the kick-off meeting for the VALUE-Dx 'Clinical Studies' work package was hosted at the Julius Centre of Health Sciences and Primary Care of the…
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ZikAction Consortium Meeting to take place in Guayaquil, 8-9 November 2019

25 Oct, 2019

On 8-9 November the annual ZIKAction Consortium meeting will be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Around 40 researchers, health professionals and project managers from partner organizations are planning to participate in…
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Digitalization and Infectious Diseases: Improving patient outcome in the age of big data

16 Oct, 2019

The city of Basel, Switzerland is set to host the international research conference 'Digital ID 2020' on 20-21 January, 2020. Precision medicine experts and key opinion leaders will be on…
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Uniting against antibiotic resistance: ‘5 by 25’

25 Sep, 2019

Our friends at GARDP are calling upon the global community to support its goal to develop and deliver five new treatments by 2025 in response to the growing burden of…
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