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TEAM-COACH: a new project to train and build capacity in antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control in children

30 Jan, 2023

A new project, Training and capacity building in antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control in children through an interactive electronic tool and a European collaborative group – in short TEAM-COACH (GA 101079939)- has…
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HIPRA’s COVID-19 vaccine trial in people with immunocompromising conditions launches in Turkey

19 Jan, 2023

One of the objectives of the RBDCOV project is to test whether their vaccine can reactivate or re-generate a protective immune response to SARS-CoV-2 in immunocompetent and immunosuppressed individuals Accordingly,…
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Two-thirds recruitment milestone reached for PediCAP!

11 Jan, 2023

We are pleased to have reached the two-thirds recruitment milestone with more than 750 children admitted to hospital with severe or very severe pneumonia, now recruited into the PediCAP trial.…
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Get to know the UNIVERSAL project: Pharmacokinetic study of new DTG/FTC/TAF dose ratio

09 Jan, 2023

Welcome to the of the “Get to know the UNIVERSAL project” series! Here we will introduce you to the various work packages and facets that make up the UNIVERSAL project.…
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2022 End of Year Message from the President of the Penta Foundation, Carlo Giaquinto

30 Dec, 2022

It’s been an incredible year, and Penta is well and thriving. We have worked hard and accomplished so much, none of which would have been possible without our partners, collaborators…
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Get to know the UNIVERSAL project: Assessing the long-term safety of ART drugs

20 Dec, 2022

Welcome to the “Get to know the UNIVERSAL project” series! Here we will introduce you to the various work packages and facets that make up the UNIVERSAL project. Assessing the…
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PentaTr@ining: ‘Fungal Infections in Paediatrics’ online course wraps up! 

20 Dec, 2022

The first ever edition of our brand-new online training course ‘Fungal Infections in Paediatrics’ came to a close on 15th December 2022. We are delighted to report we had an…
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WHO publishes the AWaRe (Access, Watch, Reserve) Antibiotic Book

12 Dec, 2022

The WHO AWaRe (Access, Watch, Reserve) Antibiotic Book has been recently published on the WHO website. It is the first global guidance on antibiotic use to treat more than 30…
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Experts call for urgent action to develop antibiotics for newborns

07 Dec, 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 vulnerable to antibiotic resistance. The urgent…
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‘PentaTr@ining: Viral Hepatitis in Children’ – online course launches!

05 Dec, 2022

On 5th December 2022, over 200 delegates from around the globe logged in for the kick-off of our exciting new online training course “PentaTr@ining: Viral Hepatitis in Children”. This interactive course, run on the dedicated PentaTr@ining virtual learning platform, will provide a space for students and faculty to work together and collaboratively solve problems…
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World AIDS Day 2022: Is HIV cure attainable in our lifetime?

30 Nov, 2022

In the lead-up to #WorldAIDSDay2022, people wonder, is an HIV cure attainable in our lifetime? Yes, we believe there are good reasons to be optimistic about a cure!
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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week: tackling antimicrobial resistance in children and neonates

24 Nov, 2022

18 to 24 November is World Antimicrobial Awareness Week – a global campaign that every year provides an opportunity to improve awareness and understanding of the burden of antimicrobial resistance…
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NeoIPC Clinical Practice Network kicks off its activities

23 Nov, 2022

On World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022, NeoIPC kicked off its activities related to the Clinical Practice Network (CPN). The CPN brings together clinicians from over 35 neonatal intensive care units…
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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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EPIICAL General Assembly meeting to reaffirm mission to achieve HIV remission in children

14 Nov, 2022

The EPIICAL General Assembly was held online and in person in Venice on 2-4 November 2022. It brought together 80 participants from 29 organisations from the EPIICAL consortium. Attendees came…
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Join our next Penta Aperitivo on 10 November 2022!

04 Nov, 2022

The Penta Aperitivo webinars are here to keep you up to date with the latest Penta activities and on the new developments on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases in children. The…
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Science4Pandemics presents two Citizen Science projects

04 Nov, 2022

The digital platform Science4Pandemics, in which we are a partner, has launched two new citizen science projects for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17, as well as their parents, to collaborate with…
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PentaTr@ining: HIV & other Congenital Infections draws to a close

31 Oct, 2022

This year’s edition of our innovative training course “PentaTr@ining: HIV & other Congenital Infections” finally drew to a close at the end of September, and we are delighted to report…
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