Sep, 2021

PentaTr@ining kicks off HIV and other Congenital Infections course, in Spanish


The Spanish language version of our online course “PentaTr@ining: HIV and other Congenital Infections” kicks off today! We look forward to welcoming over 100 participants for this year’s edition of our newly upgraded online training course. Unique in its design and delivery, ‘PentaTr@ining’ is an innovative training platform which continues to develop and evolve in response to the changing needs of children, young people and pregnant women living with HIV and other congenital infections. Our flagship online course is highly interactive and clinical case based, designed to kindle engagement and […]



May, 2021

PentaTr@ining, Best at ESPID!

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We are excited to announce that Dr. Steve Welch and the PentaTr@ining team have been awarded the ‘ESPID Distinguished Award for Education 2021’!   This award honours ESPID members who have excelled in education and training in paediatric infectious diseases and is offered in recognition of the innovative and highly effective work the PentaTr@ining team has carried out. Steve, the PentaTr@ining lead, expressed his gratitude while accepting the award on behalf of the team during the ‘Best of ESPID’ session today, which is part of the ESPID 2021 online meeting. [...]


Apr, 2021

Abbas Lugemwa speaks on ‘PentaTr@ining Uganda 2021’


It was a lifetime privilege and honour to host the ‘PentaTr@ining Uganda 2021′ course. This training had originally been planned for 2020, but that schedule got disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, we still received all the maximum support to make the course happen this year. This was a declaration of trust by Penta Foundation in the work we do as Joint Clinical Research Centre – Mbarara, and a demonstration of commitment by Penta to build capacity for excellence in research and paediatric care.


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