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LAB-NET project ends with successful results: a mapping of Guinean laboratories and a post-Ebola action plan
February 18, 2019, Conakry (Guinea)
On January 31, 2019, the final LAB-NET steering committee was held, followed by the project’s closing ceremony, under the high ...
Alain Mérieux receives the prestigious Chinese Reform Friendship Award
December 18, 2018, Beijing (China)
Alain Mérieux received the Reform Friendship Award at a conference celebrating the 40th anniversary of China's Reform and Opening Up ...
3rd Meeting of the Global Task Force for Cholera Control (GTFCC) Working Group on Case Management
December 6, 2018, Les Pensières Center for Global Health, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)
On the 5th and 6th of November, key players involved in efforts to control cholera across the world met for ...
Mérieux Foundation delegation visits partners and programs in Bangladesh
December 6, 2018, Bangladesh
In November 2018, Mr. Alain Mérieux, Dr. Robert Sebbag, a Mérieux Foundation Board member, and Prof. Hubert Endtz, director of ...
The Mérieux Foundation and its partners present new approaches to strengthen laboratory systems at ASLM2018
December 4, 2018, Lyon (France)
The Mérieux Foundation is participating in the 4th conference of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM), an international, biennial ...
The Mérieux Foundation, Mérieux Foundation USA and Penn State’s Applied Biological and Biosecurity Research Laboratory inaugurate their strategic partnership
December 3, 2018, University Park, Pennsylvania (USA)
The Mérieux Foundation, Mérieux Foundation USA and Penn State’s Applied Biological and Biosecurity Research Laboratory (ABRL) have signed a Memorandum ...
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Laying the foundation stone of the future Faculty of Pharmacy of Madagascar at the University of Antananarivo
November 23, 2018, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
Construction work for the building that will house the future Faculty of Pharmacy on the campus of the University of ...
A Global Vaccinology Training Workshop to review the status of advanced vaccinology education around the world
November 22, 2018, Les Pensières Center for Global Health, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)
The first Global Vaccinology Training Workshop was held November 7-8, 2018 at Les Pensières Center for Global Health, bringing together ...
Scientists warn of potential typhoid crisis after discovering new highly drug-resistant strains
November 13, 2018, Lyon (France)
Two new highly drug-resistant forms of Salmonella Typhi have been discovered in Bangladesh. The bacteria are responsible for typhoid fever, ...
BSL3 containment laboratory at the Charles Mérieux Center for Infectious Disease of Mali featured in the journal New Microbes and New Infections
October 11, 2018, Bamako (Mali)
An article written by teams from the Charles Mérieux Center for Infectious Disease of Mali and the Mérieux Foundation has ...
Workshop enrolment open: Dengue pre-vaccination screening based on serostatus: rapid tests and implementation strategies
October 8, 2018, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)
The PDC Pre-Vaccination Strategy Think Tank is organizing a workshop to discuss pre-vaccination screening strategies for dengue control programs and ...
2018 ACDx course: access to quality-assured diagnostics for antimicrobial resistance control and epidemic preparedness
October 5, 2018, Les Pensières Center for Global Health, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)
The 9th edition of the Advanced Course on Diagnostics (ACDx) was held at Les Pensières Center for Global Health from ...