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CVIVA and BHP participate at the 8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health

On 10-13 September 2013 many from CVIVA and Bandim Health Project with great interest participate at the 8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health at Tivoli Congress Center in Copenhagen.

CVIVA and BHP are not only members of the Local Organizing Committee and the Scientific Committee of the congress - they are also active contributors at the congress.   

Please note following contributions by CVIVA and Bandim Health Project members at the congress:

  • Peter Aaby and Christine Stabell Benn are chairpersons at the session “Unexpected observations in global health: A call to report and to react!” Wednesday September 11 at 13.15 in Pjerrot   
  • Helle Brander Eriksen holds presentation “Determinants of thymic growth among normal and low birth weight newborns in Guinea- Bissau”. Tuesday September 10 at 16.45 in Carstensen  
  • Anne Fisker holds presentation “Vitamin A supplementation- an intervention which may have changed effect over time”. Wednesday September 11 at 13.15 in Pjerrot  
  • Frederik Schaltz-Buchholzer holds presentation ”The effect on hospital admissions of providing BCG vaccine at birth to low- birth-weight infants: Randomized trial in Guinea-Bissau”. Friday September 13 at 8.00 in Columbine

The congress provides, moreover, an awesome opportunity to meet Sissel- Jo Gazan, author of the newly published crime-novel “Svalens Graf” (Thursday September 12 at 8.00 in Harlekin).

You can read the programme of the congress here