Press Releases

SUPPORT project launches to equip the next generation of African experts to fight childhood HIV 

05 Jul, 2024

A new collaborative initiative, SUPPORT – Supporting the next generation of African experts on preventing mortality among children living with HIV through translational training, has officially launched. The project funded…
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Significant advancements and a fifteen-month extension for the RBDCOV project

25 Jun, 2024

The European Commission has granted a fifteen-month extension to continue with the RBDCOV Project. So far, 240 volunteers have been recruited across all the centres set to join adolescents’ clinical…
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A Europe-wide push to improve care for premature babies: New study explores benefits of kangaroo care on reducing infections in NICUs

04 Jun, 2024

Padova, 3 June 2024 – A new European multicenter study, named NeoDeco, will investigate whether optimised kangaroo care can reduce infection rates in preterm babies in neonatal intensive care units…
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Kangaroo care: nuovo studio europeo per proteggere i neonati dalle infezioni ospedaliere

04 Jun, 2024

Padova, 3 giugno 2024 – Parte un nuovo studio europeo per verificare l’efficacia della kangaroo care ottimizzata, cioè iniziata alla nascita e prolungata nel tempo, nel ridurre le infezioni nelle…
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EARTH study reveals high mortality rates among infants with HIV despite early treatment 

24 May, 2024

Padova, Italy – 24 May 2024 Alarmingly high mortality rates persist for African infants with HIV despite early treatment, the Early Anti-Retroviral Treatment in Children (EARTH) study finds. The study…
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🇬🇧 Penta Teams Up with IAVI and Achilles Vaccines to Develop New Treatments for HIV, Emerging Infections and Neglected Diseases

01 Feb, 2024

Padova, Italy, 1st February 2024 – Penta – Child Health Research announced a new collaboration with IAVI and Achilles Vaccines to accelerate the development of treatments for HIV, emerging infections…
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🇬🇧 Advancing Paediatric Antibiotic Research: Two New African-European Research Collaborations Tackle Severe Infections in Neonates and Children

30 Jan, 2024

Johannesburg, South Africa, 30th January 2024 – This week, expert scientists and clinicians from PediCAP and SNIP-AFRICA, two major research partnerships combatting antimicrobial resistance, convene in Johannesburg to present groundbreaking results…
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🇬🇧 NeoIPC launches new surveillance toolkit to bolster infection prevention and control efforts in NICUs

09 Nov, 2023

Padua, Italy – 9th November 2023 The NeoIPC Consortium is proud to announce the launch of a new surveillance toolkit to help neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) track and prevent…
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🇮🇹 Infezioni ospedaliere nei neonati: un nuovo sistema di sorveglianza sviluppato dal progetto NeoIPC aiuterà a prevenirle

09 Nov, 2023

Padova, Italia – 9 novembre 2023 Il Consorzio internazionale NeoIPC ha sviluppato un nuovo sistema di sorveglianza che permetterà alle unità di terapia intensiva neonatale (UTIN) di ridurre l’incidenza delle…
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🇬🇧 Antibiotic-resistant sepsis still claiming newborn lives in Africa: Penta leads new scientific collaboration to improve treatment and reduce mortality 

27 Jul, 2023

Padova (Italy), 27 July 2023 – A new European-African collaboration to improve the way infections in newborns are treated is launching today. The project, called SNIP-AFRICA, aims to reduce mortality…
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🇬🇧 Penta unveils Brighter Future Award 2023: Recognising innovators and visionaries driving positive change

15 Jun, 2023

Padua, Italy, 15 June 2023 – Penta, an international independent scientific network dedicated to maternal and child health research, is proud to unveil the Brighter Future Award (BFA), an annual…
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🇬🇧 Global study highlights deaths from neonatal sepsis and steps to improve treatment

08 Jun, 2023

Geneva, 8 June 2023 – A global observational study, which involved more than 3,200 newborn babies suffering from sepsis in 19 hospitals in 11 countries, has shown that many newborns…
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🇮🇹 Sepsi nei neonati: ancora alta la mortalità nel mondo. Nuovi strumenti per facilitare diagnosi e cura

08 Jun, 2023

Studio internazionale condotto da Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) e Penta – Child Health Research. Coinvolti 19 ospedali di 11 Paesi, l’Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù per l’Europa. La…
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🇮🇹 Nuovo finanziamento dall’Unione Europa all’Università di Padova e Penta per la ricerca su mpox e nuove epidemie

03 Apr, 2023

Il Consorzio VERDI, coordinato dal Dipartimento di Salute della Donna e del Bambino (SDB) dell’Università di Padova e dalla Fondazione Penta ETS, ha ricevuto dall’Unione Europea un importante finanziamento di 5…
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🇬🇧 EU tasks VERDI Consortium with investigating mpox and improving pandemic preparedness

30 Mar, 2023

The VERDI Consortium, coordinated by the University of Padua and Fondazione Penta ETS (Italy), has received an additional €5 million funding from the European Union (EU). Thanks to this contribution,…
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🇬🇧 Experts call for urgent action to develop antibiotics for newborns

07 Dec, 2022

Padua (Italy), 7 December 2022 – Leading public health experts from around the globe are calling for urgent action to develop antibiotics for newborn babies, a population that is particularly…
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🇮🇹 Il vaccino Pfizer-BioNTech BNT162b2 (Comirnaty) offre una protezione moderata dalla variante Omicron nei bambini dai 5 agli 11 anni

30 Jun, 2022

Padova, 30 giugno 2022 Il vaccino Pfizer-BioNTech BNT162b2 (Comirnaty) offre una protezione moderata dalla variante Omicron nei bambini dai 5 agli 11 anni. Lo dimostra un ampio studio appena pubblicato…
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🇬🇧 Study reveals moderate effectiveness of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine against Omicron in children aged 5-11

30 Jun, 2022

Padua, 30 June 2022 – A large study on the effectiveness of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in children aged 5-11 was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study…
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