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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Penta is an international independent scientific network dedicated to child health. Our work is the result of a passionate collaboration between healthcare professionals and researchers in more than 110 centres across 31 countries around the world. Through our studies and partnerships, we develop and deliver world-class research and training in paediatric infectious diseases to improve the lives of women and children, wherever they live.

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