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July 2017
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In memoriam: Professor Mark. A Wainberg

Marina Klein, McGill University and IAS Governing Council member, gave a beautiful memorial speech to remember Mark Wainberg at this year's IAS Conference on HIV science in Paris. As a long time colleague, she shared his amazing achievements, awards and personal memories.

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A successful Big Data, eHealth & Education Symposium

The 9th of June the Big Data, eHealth & Education Symposium took place at the AMC organized by AIGHD, Health[e]Foundation and Joep Lange Institute. It was a timely afternoon with up-to-date valuable and inspiring presentations.

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Goodbye Lisa

After working for almost three years at Health[e]Foundation, Lisa Gullbransson is pursuing a new career in SRHR education with the UNFPA and from August onwards starts a new adventure with her family in Lusaka, Zambia. We congratulate her on her new job, but she will be missed!

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EUR-HUMAN course available online for free

Together with the EUR-HUMAN consortium, Health[e]Foundation developed an e-learning course targeting primary health care providers from Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Greece and Croatia. As the EUR-HUMAN project has officially ended, the course is now available for free at our website.

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Refugee Care[e]Education course in the Netherlands started!

Health[e]Foundation and partners developed the Refugee Care[e]Education to educate the healthcare workers involved in the care for refugees/immigrants. Central themes are health promotion and knowledge of health risks. The program consists of a kick-off workshop, an e-learning period including 8 modules and a closing workshop. 

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CBPR[e]Education and free access to the module: How to write a conference abstract

In order to intensify engagement of Eastern Europe and Central Asia and to promote and support scientific contributions to the World AIDS Conference 2018 in Amsterdam, Health[e]Foundation and AFEW International developed the CBPR[e]Education e-learning course.

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Health[e]Living in Uganda: Second group passed, third group started

After three months of e-learning we were excited to meet again with the group of 35 community workers and educators, who started their Health[e]Living journey with us in Uganda last December. The follow-up workshop took place at the TASO Kanyanya Training Center in Kampala. The workshop had many inspiring presentations by local experts such as Lynda Nakalawa and Annet Nakaganda, who shared their knowledge on topics such as sex and gender, the healthy (changing) adolescent body and safe sex.

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First time ever Health[e]Foundation course in Nigeria

Between January - May 125 medical doctors, nurses and pharmacists followed the course program HIV and Treat’n Care[e]Education in Nigeria. In collaboration with Prof Abdulrazaq Habib and Dr. Muhammad Hamza from the Bayero University in Kano, a series of successful kick-off and follow-up workshops were organized.

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Health[e]Families Kick-Off workshops in Ethiopia

Last June, the Health[e]Foundation team returned to Ethiopia for the Health[e]Families project. We were pleased to not only introduce an efficient way of assistance to the intense workshop program in Ethiopia but also add an intercountry capacity building and sharing of experience component to the project.

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Our return to Senegal: two kick-off workshops in Dakar

For the first time since 2009, we returned to Senegal in April 2017!

A total of 97 doctors, nurses, midwives and social workers was provided with an USB stick with personal username and password and access to the course. The local expert in the field of HIV care, Dr. Alassane Moussa Niang, gave an inspiring lecture on the current status of HIV in Senegal.