DREAM Workshop on Information Technologies

A weeklong workshop took place in the Maputo DREAM center of the Community of Sant’Egidio with the participation of computer engineers working with the Dream Program in Tanzania, Malawi and various areas of Mozambique. The workshop provided updates and thorough analyses of topics covering information and communication technologies, data protection and security and the use… Continua a leggere DREAM Workshop on Information Technologies

The challenges of HIV therapy and the HIV/TB co-infection in Africa

A training course for health personnel took place in Kinshasa last week, organized by the DREAM Program of the Community of Sant’Egidio, called “The challenges behind HIV therapy and the HIV/TB co-infection in Africa”. Amongst the topics discussed were the shift to the third line of antiretrovirals and the use of the resistance test. The… Continua a leggere The challenges of HIV therapy and the HIV/TB co-infection in Africa

The DREAM program at the University of Eastern Piedmont

Managing the HIV infection in Malawi: the role of molecular diagnostics The DREAM program has since the beginning believed that the use of diagnostics and laboratory monitoring is necessary to guarantee quality treatment to its patients. It was the first program that opened in Africa, and the first to steadily make use of molecular biology… Continua a leggere The DREAM program at the University of Eastern Piedmont

Global Health in Rome!

Training course for DREAM’s health workers from 6 African countries The “Global approach to health” course organized by the DREAM program ended today. It was attended by 32 people from 6 countries: Cameroon, Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The classes took place in the DREAM program’s field office in… Continua a leggere Global Health in Rome!

DREAM 2.0, the global approach to health

The pan-African training Course began in Maputo, Mozambique. It is organized by the DREAM Program of the Community of Sant’Egidio and by Global Health Telemedicine, in collaboration with the Mozambican Ministry of Health, and is called Disease Relief through Excellent and Advanced Means: “DREAM 2.0 – The global approach to health”. The course is aimed… Continua a leggere DREAM 2.0, the global approach to health

Inauguration of the DREAM training program in Arusha

The last 5 years have seen great changes in the fight against AIDS: The pharmaceutical  treatment has reached 12 million people in countries with limited resources, mortality has sharply declined and, in the last years, also the incidence has started to decrease. But how can we close the gap between life expectancy and the health… Continua a leggere Inauguration of the DREAM training program in Arusha