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.

Invitation to the public PhD defense of Mrs. Alexia Sabbe on Monday, June 17th at 7 p.m - 'Het Pand' in Ghent

Ghent University and the Tsinghua University organized for the third time a fellowship course for Chinese Master of Public Health students and professionals around health care in Belgium and Europe.

Rotary District 7280 Governor Mr. Scott Bayline invited Dr. Perehudoff to address his District Conference, this year in Erie, Pennsylvania from May 17-19, 2019. In her keynote, Dr. Perehudoff spoke of the growing challenge of high medicines prices and their potential impact on the future success of Rotary's health projects.

Prof Marleen Temmerman was nominated as UNESCO Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair entitled “Youth Leadership in Science, Health, Gender and Education

In March 2019, Prof Marleen Temmerman was appointed Chair of the Hospital Management Board of Pumwani Maternity Hospital, the largest public maternity in East Africa, with an average of 80 deliveries a day, where she worked between 1987 and 1992.