Newsletter of the Zika Consortia

The Zika Consortia joint newsletter provides the latest developments in the three EU-funded consortia’s activities, events, publications and cross-consortia collaboration. Read more

Latest Activities of the Honduras Regional Faculty

Awards, meetings and promotions

The Honduras regional faculty have been extremely busy promoting the activities of The Global Health Network and REDe over the past month, even winning an award for their efforts, and are organising an upcoming meeting about research integrity. Read on ... Read more

REDe holds first workshops in Brazil

The REDe network reached a key milestone last month holding a series of workshops in Fortaleza and São Paulo for the first time. These workshops were attended by members of the ZIKAction study teams, and healthcare workers from the three ... Read more

Important call for action: Chikungunya Outbreak

Researchers in Brazil want to share that there have been 40 confirmed deaths from Chikungunya in Fortaleza. This is a significant increase in both mortality and the severity of the disease. The Fortaleza research team are part of the REDe ... Read more

Newsletters Available Now!

Newsletters from all three EU funded Zika consortia are now available! Each contains updates or consortia activities, events, news and much much more! Read more

Global Vector Control Response grant application

Call for supporting parties and organisations

ARCTEC at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is working with The Global Health Network, the WHO and the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop an exciting new initiative called The Global Vector Hub. We ... Read more

Find out more about REDe in this informative video

Introducing the Preparedness Research Capacity Network

Video: REDe is tasked with creating a regional research network that is able to respond to emerging infectious diseases. This regionally-led network needs to be equipped with the knowledge, methods, skills and capabilities to support a high quality, rapid and ... Read more


Find out the latest news in the REDe activity updates blog.


Zika Virus Updates

From our colleagues at ISARIC:

Updates and guidelines

Zika Update
20 Mar 2017 | Florida Department of Health

News and Media
Testing for Zika virus: There's an app for that
20 Mar 2017 | EurekAlert
Zika isn’t over. Miami-Dade has another locally acquired infection, state says

Read more here:

20 Mar 2017 | Miami Herald

Information Portals

WHO: Zika Virus and complications
WHO: Zika: mapping the emerging evidence
Brazilian Ministry of Health's epidemiology portal
Please see our collaborative website on Zika Virus for more information.


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Updated CRFs for Zika now available

Download v5.3 @

Updated ISARIC/PREPARE Case Report Forms for Zika Virus (version 5.3) are now available. Updates include changes to ensure that no data field is left blank and implementation of recommendations from colleagues. Read more

Zika virus and head circumference

Newborn head circumference online tool

In response to the recent news about the Zika virus, we draw your attention to the International INTERGROWTH-21st Standards for Head Circumference of newborns. Read more




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