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.

On the 10th of April ICRHB launched on a new chat service as an outreach tool to the victims with the aim to facilitate the access to the SACCs in Belgium. The team of Prof. Ines Keygnaert has been working on the development of Sexual Assault Care Centers (SACCs) in Belgium since 2015. By the end of October 2017, three sexual assault care centers were set up in the University hospitals of Ghent, Brussels and Liège.

ICRH Mozambique participates in the National Family Planning Meeting, Maputo, May 7-9, 2019 with the slogan: "Family Planning is not just contraception, it is a choice and decision for a prosperous future”.

The United Nations Foundation hosted a conference on the impact of weak energy supplies for delivering good health care services and how clean energy could help in creating stronger and more resilient health systems in Africa.

The Mombasa research group journal club is held once a month, and was initiated jointly by ICRH, Aga Khan University Mombasa Research Office, and University of Washington, Mombasa.

The theme of the conference was: “leveraging the HIV response to accelerate impact for UHC”.

During the month of May the ICRH-Belgium team participates in the Pink March, which includes a 30 minutes extra walk every day, because walking can contribute to the prevention of cancer.

De Zorgcentra na Seksueel Geweld lanceren vanaf 10 april een nieuw chataanbod naar slachtoffers van seksueel geweld.