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eWHORM Partners Gather in Vienna, Austria for Their First Progress Meeting

eWHORM Partners Gather in Vienna, Austria for Their First Progress Meeting

Vienna, Austria, 05.06.2024

In early June, Vienna became the center of the fight against NTDs and helminthiases as the eWHORM consortium met at the Medical University of Vienna for their general ass...

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eWHORM’s First LAMP Assay Workshop at the University of Buea, Cameroon

eWHORM’s First LAMP Assay Workshop at the University of Buea, Cameroon

Manjo, April 29th, 2024

On the last week of April 2024, Cameroon took center stage for eWHORM as the project partner University of Buea hosted the first LAMP Assay Workshop.

Participants from t...

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A Virtual Assessment Tool for the Microscopic Examinations of Parasites: eWHORM Partner EMC Collaborates with the EQUALM Virtual Microscopy Platform Initiative

A Virtual Assessment Tool for the Microscopic Examinations of Parasites: eWHORM Partner EMC Collaborates with the EQUALM Virtual Microscopy Platform Initiative

In order to enhance the skills of the technicians involved in the eWHORM clinical trials, the consortium aims at implementing a virtual training platform for both microscopical analysis and qualit...

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1 Year of eWHORM: Exploring Achievements and Hopes in the Fight against NTDs in Conversation with Marc Hübner

1 Year of eWHORM: Exploring Achievements and Hopes in the Fight against NTDs in Conversation with Marc Hübner

On its first anniversary, eWHORM celebrates a year of remarkable progress. On World Health Day last year, we were excited to launch our project and start our mission to eliminate worm infections in Su...

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World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day 2024 celebrated in Gabon

World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day 2024 celebrated in Gabon

The Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné (CERMEL) in Gabon and the Bernard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) in Germany, two key partners of the eWHORM project, celebrated the W...

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Lack of Clinical Data and Academic Opportunities: The Two-Fold Gender Inequality of Tropical Diseases

Lack of Clinical Data and Academic Opportunities: The Two-Fold Gender Inequality of Tropical Diseases

Women face discrimination in various aspects of life, spanning the workplace, caregiving, beauty standards, representation in political spheres, and domestic violence. Healthcare, although less discus...

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eWHORM Partner Erasmus MC Participates in EQALM’s Annual Symposium 2023

eWHORM Partner Erasmus MC Participates in EQALM’s Annual Symposium 2023

On 18th-20th October 2023, the annual meeting of the European Organisation for External Quality Assurance Providers in Laboratory Medicine took place in Lyon, France. For the eWHORM project, Jaap van...

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Cameroon Meeting Strengthens Collaboration between University Hospital Bonn and University of Buea in eWHORM Project

Cameroon Meeting Strengthens Collaboration between University Hospital Bonn and University of Buea in eWHORM Project

In early August, partners from the eWHORM consortium, specifically University Hospital Bonn and the University of Buea, convened in Cameroon at the Manjo Medical Research Centre within the University...

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eWHORM Partners Hold First In-Person Meeting in Bonn, Germany

eWHORM Partners Hold First In-Person Meeting in Bonn, Germany

eWHORM Partners Hold First In-Person Meeting in Bonn, Germany On July 12th-13th, the eWHORM partners convened in Bonn (Germany) for their first in-person consortium meeting since the project's incepti...

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eWHORM Project Launched to Eliminate Worm Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa

eWHORM Project Launched to Eliminate Worm Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa

African and European partners join forces to enable the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) “Road Map for Neglected Tropical Diseases” (NTDs) and reduce the burden of disease associated with worm infect...

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