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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, Anosy, 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 ...
RESAOLAB officially launched its 3rd phase of action at an International Steering Committee in Niger
November 19, 2019, Niamey (Niger)
The West African Network of Clinical Biology Laboratories (RESAOLAB) brought together the network's partners and members in Niamey for its ...
New LABOGUI training on laboratory quality management in Guinea
November 13, 2019, Donka (Guinea)
The Mérieux Foundation continues its work in Guinea with a training course on laboratory quality management at the Donka National ...
Mobile laboratory deployment exercise in Burkina Faso to strengthen biosecurity capacities of G5 Sahel countries
November 10, 2019, Burkina Faso
The Mérieux Foundation, in partnership with the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology (IMB), conducted a deployment exercise for a mobile laboratory ...
Over 2,300 students and professionals enrolled in the Mérieux Foundation’s first MOOC on quality management
October 24, 2019, Lyon (France)
The Mérieux Foundation is launching a MOOC – Massive Open Online Course – on quality management in clinical laboratories. The ...
Cent Gardes conference: the latest advances in HIV prevention and control
October 22, 2019, Les Pensières Center for Global Health, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)
The Cent Gardes conference on HIV prevention and control strategies took place at Les Pensières Center for Global Health, September ...
The Agence Française de Développement and the Mérieux Foundation continue their commitment to strengthen the West African Network of Clinical Laboratories (RESAOLAB)
October 10, 2019, Lyon (France)
Rémy Rioux, Director General of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), today signed a project with Jean-Pierre Bosser, Director General ...