24-30 April is World Immunization Week 2014.
New research results by CVIVA and Bandim Health Project showing that MMR-vaccine has beneficial non-specific effects besides protecting against measles, mumps and rubella have been published by JAMA.
The bestselling crime novel by Sissel-Jo Gazan "Svalens Graf", which is strongly inspired by research at the Bandim Health Project, has won the Danish Readers' Book Award 2014.
In the end of January 2014 the BHP concluded installation of the three solar-fridges donated by private Danish donors. This equipment will allow Belem Health Center and the Maternity wards at Hospital Simao Mendes and Hospital Militar in Bissau to store vaccines and medication in a more adequate and sustainable way.
Bandim Health Project has been nominated as one of the three candidates to receive the surplus generated from November 2013 to January 2014 at the café “Sweet Surrender”.
Projecto de Saúde Bandim
1004 Bissau Codex
Phone 00245 3201 672
Bandim Health Project
Statens Serum Institut
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Phone 0045 3268 3162