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Let’s take a look back on the ACDx webinar on the critical role of diagnostics in the COVID-19 pandemic
October 1, 2020, Virtual
What is the role of diagnostics in the management of the COVID-19 sanitary crisis around the world? What are the ...
Fight against COVID-19: supporting the Akamasoa association and OSCAPE in Madagascar
September 29, 2020, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
The Mérieux Foundation in Madagascar acts alongside two partner organizations - the Akamasoa association and OSCAPE - to fight against ...
Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory
Training at the Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory in Goma, a key player in the fight against COVID-19 in the DRC
September 25, 2020, DRC
From September 8 to 15, the team at the Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory of the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB) ...
SEALAB project kicks off in Cambodia to strengthen laboratory systems in Southeast Asia
August 18, 2020, Cambodia
SEALAB, a project launched to strengthen laboratory networks in Southeast Asia with funding from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs ...
The Mérieux Foundation, FIND, ASLM and LSHTM are launching a MOOC on COVID-19 Diagnostics and Testing
July 21, 2020, Lyon, France
This online course, available in English and French as of July 20, is open for registration. It is designed for ...
COVID-19: RESAOLAB mobilized and reinforced to contend with the epidemic in West Africa
May 27, 2020, West Africa
The West African Network of Biomedical Analysis Laboratories (RESAOLAB), of which the third phase was launched end 2019, has set ...
Support for Laboratories
COVID-19: The Mérieux Foundation deploys diagnostic and research expertise to strengthen partner laboratories on the front line of the outbreak
March 4, 2020, Lyon (France)
The Mérieux Foundation is working to strengthen novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) detection and infection control capability among its partner laboratory networks. ...
The Mérieux Foundation’s Emerging Pathogens Laboratory obtains accreditation according to European standard NF EN ISO/IEC 17025
January 23, 2020, Lyon (France)
This accreditation standard lays down the general requirements for competence, impartiality and consistency of laboratory activities. It promotes efficient and ...
The Haiti Ministry of Public Health and Population of Haiti launches its first National Health Research Policy
January 22, 2020, Port-au-Prince (Haiti)
Aware of the importance of research as an essential tool for improving people’s health, the Ministry of Public Health and ...
The Malagasy Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational training and the Mérieux Foundation sign an agreement to promote good health practices in schools
January 9, 2020, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
Her Excellency, Marie Thérèse Volahaingo, Minister of the Malagasy Ministry of Education and Technical and Vocational Training, and Luciana Rakotoarisoa, ...
The first “Guide to Common Infections in Madagascar” to improve antibiotic use
January 8, 2020, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
The first “Guide to Common Infections in Madagascar” was launched at a ceremony presided by Prof. Duval G. Solofomalala, Director ...
Inauguration of the Alain Mérieux High School with the Akamasoa association of Madagascar
January 6, 2020, Mahatsara (Madagascar)
The Alain Mérieux High School was inaugurated this morning in the village of Mahatsara by Father Pedro Opeka, founder of ...