Department of Clinical Sciences Education Coordination

Postal address
Nationalestraat 155
Phone: +32(0)32476364

    Research areas

  • B510-infections - HIV/AIDS

Teaching expertise

Zolfo Maria, M.D., PhD, specialist in Infectious Diseases (Catholic University, Rome). She trained in Tropical Diseases at Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp, in 1998 and worked from 1999 until 2003 for Medicus Mundi Belgium in Zimbabwe. Since 2003, she has worked at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, in the HIV/AIDS unit, overseas subunit, responsible for the Telemedicine project, which provides remote-based advice on HIV/AIDS care to colleagues working in low resource settings and on the eSCART distance learning course. Since 2012 she is coordinating the educational activities at the Clinical Science Department in ITM.
She is particularly interested in the topic of AIDS care in resource-limited settings, PMTCT, PEP, resistance and second-line ARVs, remote consultations, and distance learning.

Research output

  1. Common causes of EID sample rejection in Zimbabwe and how to mitigate them

    Research output: Contribution to journalA1: Web of Science-articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Short-course treatment outcomes and adverse events in adults and children-adolescents with MDR-TB in Niger

    Research output: Contribution to journalA1: Web of Science-articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Neglected tropical diseases and the sustainable development goals: an urgent call for action from the front line

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

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