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  • Why we’re joining the ECTMIH Academy

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    The very first ECTMIH Academy will take place on Sunday, 19 November 2023, in Utrecht, a day before the European Conference on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH 2023). The ECTMIH Academy is open to all delegates and to people who are not attending the conference!  The day of pre-conference workshops will start at 0900, […]

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  • The 14th World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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    KIT and Share-Net Netherlands at #FIGO2023 The FIGO World Congress is the leading and largest global event in gynaecology and obstetrics. This October, from the 9th to the 12th, three of our colleagues will join more than 8,000 delegates who will gather at the Paris Convention Centre to learn, share, build alliances, and shape the […]

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  • The Dutch Government launches a new ‘Global Health Hub’ to address growing challenges in global healthcare

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    The Dutch Ministries of Health Welfare and Sport, and Foreign Affairs launched the Global Health hub in The Hague last week. The Hub is a part of the Dutch Government’s global health strategy. It unites knowledge institutes, academics, NGOs, top sectors, young people, innovators, and think tanks actively working towards equal access to healthcare. Uniting […]

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  • A New Chapter Begins: KIT Welcomes Class of 2023-2024

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    We are thrilled to commence the new academic year at KIT Royal Tropical Institute! Last Friday, we proudly welcomed 84 talented and dedicated students from over 20 countries, including 9 with a scholarship from the KIT Fund, to our renowned Master’s in Public Health and Master’s in International Health programmes. Fadzai from Zimbabwe, who has […]

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  • Putting SRHR first in the Sahel

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    The RESPECT SDSR des jeunes (Research, Education on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Advocacy for Equality) project, that developed training courses for medical students and health professionals about sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in the Sahel, has come to a close. Our Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) team, in alliance with long-term partner DERSP of […]

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  • Donner la priorité à la SDSR au Sahel 

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    Le projet RESPECT SDSR des jeunes (Recherche, Éducation sur la Santé Sexuelle et Reproductive et Droits et Plaidoyer pour l’Égalité), qui a développé des cours de formation pour les étudiants en médecine et les professionnels de la santé sur la Santé, Droits Sexuels et Reproductifs (SDSR) au Sahel, a pris fin. Notre équipe de SDSR […]

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  • Master’s Degree Graduation at KIT: Students eager to contribute to global health

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    On Friday 1st September 2023 a diverse group of Master’s students from 30 countries received their degree during a graduation ceremony in the Queen Maxima Hall at KIT Royal Tropical Institute.  The joint graduation ceremony of the Master in International Health and Master of Public Health was attended by friends and family of the graduating […]

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  • « L’expression du consentement change avec le contexte et la culture » : Lalla Fatouma Traoré sur le concept de consentement au Mali.

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    En cette Journée mondiale de la santé sexuelle 2023, nous nous entretenons avec l’une de nos proches collaboratrices sur l’éducation en matière de santé sexuelle au Mali, au Niger et au Burkina Faso, Lalla Fatouma Traoré, du thème de cette année – le consentement. Lalla a travaillé avec KIT sur de nombreux projets. Elle a […]

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  • “The expression of consent changes with context and culture”: Lalla Fatouma Traore on the concept of consent in Mali.

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    This World Sexual Health Day 2023, we talk to one of our close collaborators on sexual health education in Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso, Lalla Fatouma Traore, about this year’s theme – consent. Lalla has worked with KIT on numerous projects. She taught most of the content related to sexual and reproductive health and rights […]

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  • Learn more about KIT’s Research Ethics Committee

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    Research ethics committees (REC) are key to protect the rights, safety, and dignity of research participants. These committees emerged in the field of medical research in the middle of the twentieth century. Their emergence was driven by the need to address ethical concerns, protect vulnerable populations, and ensure the responsible conduct of research that directly […]

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  • Joint Research on Adolescent and Youth Experiences in School-Based Sexuality Education

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    KIT kicks off new UNESCO study exploring youth perspectives on school-based sexuality education This week, we concluded a workshop to kick-off a new study commissioned by UNESCO. As part of this project, we will use youth-participatory research approaches to explore young people’s perspectives on school-based education for health and well-being, including sexuality education. Sexuality education […]

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  • A Successful Conclusion for the ‘We Care’ Project with more Inclusive Sexual Reproductive Health Delivery in Bangladesh

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    KIT has been leading the Dutch contribution to the ‘We Care’ project in Bangladesh since the project began in 2019. Our SRHR team has helped develop an interactive training curriculum to equip Family Welfare Visitors (FWV), Family Welfare Assistants, Sub-Assistant Medical Officers (SACMOs), and their supervisors with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to provide inclusive sexual and reproductive health services for […]

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