News about the PROTID project

At PROTID we are committed to create public awareness and engagement.

In this space we share news on consortium meetings, research findings and project activities such as community engagement, capacity building and stakeholder engagement.


PROTID launched in Uganda

This year’s World Diabetes Day, celebrated on November 14th 2020, was used as an opportunity to launch the PROTID project in Uganda. The team in Uganda decided to launch the project through community engagement activities and a media campaign.  

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First publication PROTID

In the IJTLD article “Having diabetes and being underweight in Asia: a potent risk factor for tuberculosis’’, Professor Anthony Harries made a plea for studies to assess the value of targeted preventative therapy among people with diabetes.

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Kick-off meeting

In January 2020, the PROTID consortium met for the first time as a group during a two-day kick-off meeting in Mbeya, Tanzania. The meeting was a beautiful mixture of getting to know each other, learning about TB and diabetes, working on the PROTID preparations and becoming closer as a group of colleagues from around the […]

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PROTID receives EDCTP grant

The PROTID consortium has been granted 4,8 Million Euro for its programme to prevent tuberculosis among people with diabetes. The grant is part of the second ‘European and Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership’ (EDCTP), which is supported by the European Union. The PROTID project will run from January 2020 until July 2024. The consortium will […]

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