• In Africa, at least one million pregnancies are co-infected with malaria and HIV annually.

    In Africa, at least one million pregnancies are co-infected with malaria and HIV annually.

Prevalence and impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on maternal and infant health in African populations
  • News/events

News/events

CISM principal investigator visits ISGlobal – March 2022:

MA-CoV principal investigator Dr. Tacilta Nhampossa visited ISGlobal Barcelona from March 29th to 2nd April. She is Senior Researcher and Coordinator of the Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health Program at the Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça (CISM) in Mozambique. As part of the networking activities between ISGlobal and CISM, during her stay in Barcelona, Dr. Nhampossa participated as lecturer in the Maternal and Reproductive Health course of the Master of Global Health (ISGlobal-UB) which is organised by ISGlobal’s Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health Initiative.

Dr. Nhampossa in front of La Pedrera in Barcelona
Dr. Nhampossa teaching in the Maternal and Reproductive Health course at ISGlobal




ISGlobal Project Coordinator visits Mozambique – January 2022:

In the week of 24th of January, project coordinator Dr. Raquel González visited principal investigator Dr. Tacilta Nhampossa and her team at the Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça (CISM). During these days, final preparations were done in order to start recruitment of pregnant women in the MA-CoV study, to assess the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infections during pregnancy and their impact on maternal and infant health in a cohort in Mozambique.

Maura Mazuze (CISM), Anete Mendes (CISM), Tacilta Nhampossa (CISM) and Raquel González (ISGlobal) at the Maragra Health Post





ISGAttendance to the 10th EDCTP Forum, Maputo 17th – 21st, October 2021 – Equity in research for health:

The 10th EDCTP Forum was held as a virtual meeting hosted from the Joaquin Chissano International Conference Centre in Maputo from 17-20 October 2021. The Forum theme was Equity in research for health.

The MA-CoV Consortium members attended virtually and live from Maputo.

Download here the information brochure.

Go to the Tenth EDCTP Forum website.

Read the articles on the Tenth EDCTP Forum blog.