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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 ...
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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, 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 ...