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Study of the vaginal microbiome in HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in Mombasa, Kenya suffering from Sexually


This project aims to bridge the knowledge gap about incidence, prevalence and risk factors associated with sexually transmitted Mycoplasma genitalium and furthermore investigate antibiotic resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium. The hypothesis being that there is a low prevalence and incidence of antibiotic resistant Mycoplasma genitalium

Intervention type

ICP PhD Scholarships


01/10/2014 - 30/09/2018

This project is being implemented in:
Local supervisor Peter Gichangi
Flemish supervisor Mario Vaneechoutte
Local partner institution Universiteit Gent
Local partner institution International Centre for Reproductive Health-Kenya
Budget € 106.086
Scholar Simon Masha