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Henri de Raincourt, Head of Cooperation, visits the Charles Mérieux Centre in Mali

25 June 2011

Head of Cooperation Henri de Raincourt has visited Bamako, Mali this week, on the 25 June 2011.

Henri de Raincourt, Head of Cooperation, visits the Charles Mérieux Centre in Mali

The Minister visiting the Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory of Bamako (Mali)

During his stay, the Minister visited the Charles Mérieux Infectiology Centre, and more specifically the RESAOLAB project. Financed by the French Development Agency (AFD) and Fondation Mérieux, who have both contributed massively, giving 3 million and 1.1 million euros respectively, the RESAOLAB project has succeeded in reinforcing the laboratory sector in three West Africa countries: Senegal, Burkina Faso and Mali.

The Minister also met the Malian President, Amadou Toumani Touré.

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