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In Antwerp, 6.1% of Sub-Saharan migrant (SAM) women and 3% of men are HIV-positive, according to recent research carried out by ITM.

The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced today that it will host clinical trials in three Ebola treatment centres in West Africa. Three different research partners, including the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (ITM), will lead the separate trials.

Dr. Paul Newton addressed the epidemiology of poor quality anti-malarials and priorities for the public health research’s agenda on 15 September 2014.

Researchers have studied social exclusion in a range of promising health financing mechanisms in India, Ghana and Senegal. The study was a collaboration between partners from Accra, Bangalore, Dakar, Mumbai and London and the Institute of Tropical Medicine.

The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (ITM) will carry out Ebola diagnosis in its own laboratories in Antwerp. Until now, samples of suspected Ebola cases were sent abroad.

An international research consortium led by the Institute of Tropical Medicine will assess whether treatment with antibodies in the blood of Ebola survivors could help infected patients to fight off the disease.

The result of 10 years of collaboration between the Damien Foundation Belgium and ITM could revolutionize global tuberculosis control.

As national Ebola coordinator, Dr. Vlieghe will advise the Minister of Health.

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New research by Lynn Meurs at the Institute of Tropical Medicine shows that a co-infection with a second worm species may protect the patient against negative health effects of the first worm species.