The first child was enrolled in the new BCG rural study on November 7

10 November 2015

The BCG rural study will study the effect of BCG and OPV on early infant mortality and morbidity. All children will receive a home visit by a study nurse shortly after birth.

Optimmunize satellite meeting

9 November 2015

The Optimmunize consortium had a satellite meeting in Guinea-Bissau from October 30-November 2, to discuss progress and further initiatives. Among the participants were Frank Shann (AU), Hilton Whittle (UK), Tobias Kollman, Eleanor Fish and Nelly Amenyogbe (CAN) and Rob Arts and Bastiaan Blok (NL), along with researchers from Bandim Health Project/CVIVA.