The Infectious Diseases Division of the University of Verona and the Institute for Global Health and Development consolidate their scientific collaboration at the 2nd edition of the NaCLO for Africa symposium.
On the occasion of the 2nd edition of the NaCLO for Africa symposium (Hygiene as an essential health requisite for the development in low and middle income countries - Challenges and Outcomes) which took place last week, on October 6th in Parma, Prof. Evelina Tacconelli, Director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the University of Verona and Dr. Magda Robalo, President of the Institute for Global Health and Development, launched their mutual commitment for scientific collaboration through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two research groups.
Within the overarching goal of poverty reduction and sustainable development, the MoU foresees a strategic collaboration for scientific research in the field of infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic stewardship and pandemic prevention, preparedness and response. Specifically, the two groups plan to cooperate in clinical research in the field of infectious diseases through the joint exploration of new funding opportunities, collaboration on relevant European initiatives and Joint organisation of Training programs, Webinars, Symposium, Conferences, etc.
The 2nd edition of the NaCLO for Africa symposium was organised with the support of the Municipality of Parma, the University of Parma, the University of Verona, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (AICS) and the Emilia-Romagna Region.
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