Researchers of ITM take part in a large number of impactful research projects, in collaboration with partners from around the world.
Monitoring of exotic mosquitos in Belgium (MEMO+)Exotic mosquitoes are on the rise in Belgium. Together with their partners, scientists from ITM are monitoring locations in Belgium where exotic species enter our country. As of 2022, they also call on you to spot tiger mosquitoes.
Simplified Blood Culture System (SIMBLE)With the SIMBLE project, we want to introduce better adapted diagnostics in Sub-Saharan Africa. To be effective and useful in tropical settings, diagnostic equipment needs to be 'tropicalised' (i.e., made resistant to dust, humidity and unreliable power supply). It should be affordable and easy for non-experts to purchase, maintain and use. Better adapted diagnostics will lead to better diagnosis and treatment.
My LifeMy Life is a project of a multidisciplinary team from the Antwerp HIV reference centre. Every year we evaluate the quality of life (and other psychosocial factors) of our patients to ensure that everyone receives the best possible care. My Life fits within the holistic human model of healthcare.
Maternal and newborn health in urban areasWe study the dynamics that arise between the provision and the utilisation of maternal and neonatal health services in urban areas, particularly in large cities.
MATCOMATCO is a global study of MATernal health provision during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this project, we wish to understand the effect of the pandemic on health care available to pregnant, labouring and postpartum women and their newborns, and to mitigate against the negative consequences by extracting and sharing developed solutions.
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