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Discussion about the new MITS Center: This fall, a MITS training center will open its doors at the University of Nairobi School of Medicine -- Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH). The center will be a hub for pathologists and pathology technicians to learn the latest techniques and best practices on the MITS procedure, dramatically expanding the accessibility and availability of MITS training in Africa and beyond. To help launch the center, the MITS Surveillance Alliance Secretariat recently conducted a MITS Training of Trainers Workshop for KNH staff in collaboration with the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We also interviewed Dr. Edwin Walong about the new center.
MITS in Action: Lessons from a Study in Argentina. The Alliance is working to summarize instances of investigators sharing MITS-informed results with local Ministries of Health (MoH) or other decision-makers/surveillance bodies. We aim to highlight evidence that results from MITS are being used to develop and implement interventions or inform policy. Please use the link below to read Dr. Fernando Polack's interview regarding their work in Argentina.
Lessons from a Study of Under-Five Deaths in Buenos Aires, Argentina