ChunTing Peng is exchange student from Wuhan University China at ICRH Belgium

As part of the Master in health promotion at the National University of Ireland Galway, Meagan O’Neill took part in a two week placement at the ICRH at the University of Ghent under the supervision of Professor Kristien Michielsen. The goal of the placement was to develop and practice health promotion knowledge and skills within an alternative European setting.

On Monday 17th of June Dr. Alexia Sabbe successfully defended her PhD thesis, entitled: “Forced and child marriage at the intersection of health, gender and human rights: Understanding the determinants in Morocco and the impact of the migratory context in Belgium”.

International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya partners with Coast General Hospital and Mombasa County to improve screening and treatment of women’s Cancers in Mombasa, Kenya.

On the occasion of The First China-Belgium Science and Technology Exchange Symposium, a group of Chinese local government officials, senior hospital managers, heads of research institutions and business representatives visited Ghent, Brussels and Leuven to promote cooperation.

The 2019 Forum on June 28th, focused on innovation and initiating research exchanges in reproductive health and population growth.

On 20 May 2019, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science of Ghent University, organized an one-day training program for 37 Chinese private and public hospital directors about health care management.

In June, a permanent photo exhibition about women’s rights and positive birth experiences opened in the central hospital of Maputo, Mozambique. The project was set up by PhD student Anna Galle and visual anthropologist Tina Kruger, with support of the Global Minds Fund.

The film "The pregnancy is ours" was presented during the "women's week" in the French cultural centre of Maputo, Mozambique. The film was made by Anna Galle, a doctoral student of ICRH, with financial support of the Marleen Temmerman Fund.

ICRH-Mozambique (ICRH-M) and the Center for Population and Health Research (CEPSA) launched: “Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health Policies in Mozambique” at a ceremony held on 23 July 2019 in Maputo. The bookbrings together evidence on Family Planning (FP) and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) in Mozambique as a way of contributing to the definition of policies and strategies that are tailored to the country context.

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