EDCTP ENDORSE Kick-off Meeting

Today, May 5th 2016, and tomorrow, May 6th 2016, CLIMVIB is hosting the ECTP-CSA-Ebola-337 ENDORSE Kick-off Meeting.

After a brief introduction of the Project Coordinator, Prof. Maria Rita Gismondo, Director of the Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology, Virology and Bioemergencies, our Project Team composed by Mr. Romualdo Grande, Mr. Davide Mileto, Mr. Alessandro Mancon, Ms. Giovanna Fotia, Mr. Luca Vitali from the University of Milan, Dr. Giuliano Rizzardini, Ms. Laura Carenzi, Ms. Maria Vittoria Cossu from ASST Fatebenefratelli Sacco, Mr. Paddy Reilly from Kimmage DSC, Mr. Emmanuel Ochola and Ms. Dominique Corti from St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, opened the first work session.

CLIMVIB wishes to the whole team every success for this important Kick-off Meeting that will mark the official beginning of ENDORSE “ENhancing individual and institutional infectious Disease Outbreaks ResponSe capacities of healthcare professionals to mitigate infectious Emergencies in the Northern Uganda region”.

The project is funded by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP), a public-public partnership between countries in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, and the European Union, whose second programme is implemented as part of the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020.

The project key objective is to build and strengthen individual and institutional preparedness to respond to infectious disease outbreaks resulting in health emergency at the regional and district level in Uganda. This will contribute to the enhancement of the overall national capacities.

Learn more about ENDORSE

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