and updates

World Pneumonia Day 2021: Every Breath Counts

Every breath counts  It’s impossible to ignore the Covid-19 pandemic and how it has gripped the lives of everyone around the world, but it is equally impossible to ignore the thousands of lives that are lost daily to chest infections (pneumonia). According to...

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First patient enrolled in PediCAP trial

Part of the PediCAP study team at Makerere University, Uganda We are proud to announce that on the 7th of December 2020, the PediCAP team at Makerere University at the China-Uganda Friendship Hospital Naguru (Kampala, Uganda) recruited the very first participant into...

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PediCAP Consortium Meeting 2020 and COVID-19 pandemic

After the kick-off Meeting held in Johannesburg last year, the PediCAP Consortium was expected to meet in Zimbabwe in June 2020. Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the related safety measures, the face-to-face meeting was canceled. A...

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First ethical approval in Zimbabwe

The PediCAP protocol obtained its first ethical approvals! Harare and Parirenyatwa Hospitals (Zimbabwe) provided their ethical approval respectively in September and October, two months after protocol finalisation. This achievement is highly motivating for all the...

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PediCAP protocol finalised

We are glad to announce that the PediCAP protocol has been finalized! Following an active discussion during the kick-off meeting in Johannesburg, during which its key points were discussed and aligned with each site’s standard of care and practices, principal...

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PediCAP Kick-off Meeting in Johannesburg

The start of the PediCAP Project was officially launched with the kick-off meeting held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 29-30 April 2019. All of the 13 European and African institutions and hospitals comprising the PediCAP Consortium, including the 5 recruiting...

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