Welcome Gert

Gert Scheerder started in September as our new colleague in the PROMISE team. He will be the project and valorization manager. He has a background in health psychology with a PhD in medical sciences, and has been working as a researcher in health promotion, mental health care and sexual health. […]

December 10, 2021

New survey: how can you protect your sexual health?

Share your take on prevention and help us fight HIV. The University of Antwerp and the Institute of Tropical Medicine are conducting a large-scale and representative study on the sexual health of gay men and men or transwomen who have sex with men (18 years or older and living in […]

April 26, 2021

Welcome Heleen

Heleen Van Mieghem started in January as our new colleague in the PROMISE team. She will mainly focus on PrEP in relation to sex workers. Heleen is a general practitioner and graduated in ‘International Health Care and Tropical Medicine’. For years she worked as a doctor in various hospitals in […]

February 22, 2021

LGBTQI & COVID-19 Questionnaire results

In April-May 2020, we conducted an online survey among Belgian LGBTQI to learn how they were coping with the COVID-19 period. We analysed the questionnaires of gay men to see to what extent they remained to have sex with non-steady partners and the need for PrEP follow-up. We also examined […]

February 19, 2021