THECA Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) meeting was held in Antananarivo, Madagascar on 10 December 2019 to communicate current project status and outline next steps, to discuss key elements of THECA studies and receive recommendations from THECA SAG members and from TyVAC consortium partners.
The site visit aimed at assessment of the facility set-up, site capacity and study districts, and planning of site preparation activities including cluster sizes and protocol development.
1st site visit to DRC was made from 10-12 June 2019 to assess the facility set-up, local capacity and project districts. 2nd site visit was made from 2-5 December 2019 for the planning of study preparation activities.
THECA kick-off meeting was held at icddr, b in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 19-21 March 2019. Representatives from each consortium partners attended the meeting to officially initiate the project, and discuss the implementation plans.