While the role of parents in SRH education is key, they often lack communication skills amidst cultural norms which do not provide for preventive messages regarding risky sexual behaviours. A new joint ICRH-Mbarara University project wants to improve young adolescents’ access to comprehensive SRH information by improving communication capabilities of parents/guardians in rural areas in Uganda.

Prof Temmerman at the Graduation of the Technical University, Mombasa, Kenya, representing Ghent University and Aga Khan University.

Consortium of academics and NGOs launch the ADAPT project to investigate adolescent family planning policies and outcomes in Uganda and Kenya.

On the occasion of the Human Rights Week, ICRH Belgium invited Prof. Marie Beaulieu from the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada, to give a lecture on “Addressing Mistreatment of Older Adults from a Human Rights’ Perspective”.

Representatives from the Flemish universities and Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) attended the closing event of the Desafio Programme in Maputo, Mozambique from 17-19 December 2018.

Dr. Sarah Johns (School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent, UK) will give a public lecture on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 from 1-2pm at ICRH about her research to understand human reproductive timing and evolved sexual behaviour.

ICRH is proud to be part of this new interdisciplinary Master in Global Health that is jointly organized by five Belgian universities

We are looking for a motivated candidate to join our team. The candidate will manage the day-to-day research of the UGent/ICRH partner in the ELEVATE project. The candidate will have core responsibility for the HPV genomic detection and HPV test design. In addition, the candidate will participate in all other work packages, including managing the following research at the Belgian research site: identify hard-to-reach populations for cervical cancer screening, collect economic data on cervical cancer screening, and manage the pilot study of the new HPV test.

On December 17th Mrs. Danielle Yugbaré Belemsaga defended her PhD at Ghent University!