Science Shop project’s: Inspiring Stories

Co-ResponsaHIVlity project: implementing participatory research priorities

In the last inspiring story signed by the Living Lab for Health at IrsiCaixa we presented the development of a participatory research agenda on HIV/AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) prevention with the contribution of different stakeholders. If you could not read it… check it out! But, how were the results of the research […]

August 7, 2020

The Living Lab for Health at IrsiCaixa

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A pilot collaborative project that could be adopted by other regions in Tunisia

Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure: real public health burden  Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and high blood pressure (HBP) are a major public health problem worldwide. These complex metabolic diseases lead to serious degenerative organic complications leading to disability and death. 1.6 million people will have died from diabetes in 2016. In fact, World […]

July 10, 2020

Institut Pasteur de Tunis (IPT)

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Co-ResponsaHIVlity project: setting research priorities with and for different stakeholders

Is it possible to increase the social impact of Research and Innovation (R&I) through implementing changes in its governance, integrating systemic reflexive processes, co-creation and multistakeholder engagement? That is the ambition that the Science Shop at the Living Lab for Health at IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute has since its creation. The Lab has been working, […]

May 29, 2020

The Living Lab for Health at IrsiCaixa

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Engaging civil society in HIV treatment adherence in Tunisia

By Nadia Ben Manssour Since 1980, the number of newly reported HIV infections had doubled in several regions of the world. At the same time, recent advances in biological sciences and clinical research had successfully improved screening, virological monitoring and treatment efficiency of HIV. Thanks to Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART), the survival and the life quality of people living with HIV had greatly improved. In fact, countries adopting the ART therapy […]

First Bolivian Science Shop thesis: Students’ comments on the restitution of results

Text & photos: CEADES Foundation – Bolivia After the submission of three Public Health Master’s theses that aimed to meet demands of people affected by Chagas disease, we proceeded to the restitution of the results. As it has been already shared at this webpage, the restitution reached: The Association of Chagas’ Patients “Corazones Unidos”, the […]

December 31, 2019

CEADES Foundation - Bolivia (text & photos)

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Collecting societal questions related to loneliness for Science Shop projects

The VU University (Athena Science Shop and the Community Service Learning project ‘A Broader Mind’) organized together with the municipality of Amsterdam two local workshops in which VU students, VU lecturers, and various social organizations of the New-West district in Amsterdam collaborated to find solutions for emerging social issues. The aim of these events was […]

November 22, 2019

VU University Amsterdam

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