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3rd RESAOLAB International Steering Committee in Niamey
November 10, 2015, Niamey (Niger)
Foundation Stone Laid for Building to House Niger’s Division of Health Laboratories 2 initiatives to strengthen biomedical analysis laboratories and ...
First regional symposium on viral hepatitis at the Christophe Mérieux Infectiology Center of Laos
November 9, 2015, Vientiane (Laos)
With support from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Christophe Mérieux Infectiology Center, the Chiang Mai Faculty of Medical ...
Demand side interventions to increase and sustain vaccination uptake meeting
October 13, 2015, Les Pensières, Annecy (France)
Fondation Mérieux organized the Demand side interventions to increase and sustain vaccination uptake Meeting on September 28-30 at Les Pensières ...
Establishment of HIV viral load measurement at the NHL in Yangon, Myanmar
October 6, 2015, Yangon (Myanmar)
Fondation Mérieux trained the teams at the National Health Laboratory (NHL) to provide reliable viral load monitoring to Burmese patients.
Results from Fondation Mérieux’s multicenter study presented at ICAAC/ICC: causes of childhood pneumonia in developing countries
September 21, 2015, San Diego (USA)
Unprecedented study with 8 developing countries on 3 continents. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the #1 cause of pneumonia in children under ...
The Charles Mérieux Center for Infectious Disease celebrates its tenth anniversary
September 17, 2015, Bamako (Mali)
Since its inception, the clinical biology center of excellence has had a daily impact the health of Malians through training, ...
Mali: training to improve Hepatitis B monitoring at the Charles Mérieux Center for Infectious Disease
September 3, 2015, Bamako (Mali)
A training course on the technique for measuring hepatitis B viral load was held at the Charles Mérieux Center for ...
Dr. Bénédicte Contamin, Fondation Mérieux’s leading figure in Madagascar, passes away
August 24, 2015, Lyon (France)
Fondation Mérieux mourns the loss of Dr. Bénédicte Contamin, its regional director for the Indian Ocean, based in Madagascar for ...
BAMS Haiti and Mali graduating classes 2014-2015
July 22, 2015, Bamako (Mali) & Port-au-Prince (Haïti)
18 students from BAMS Haiti and 25 students from BAMS Mali celebrated their graduation from the 2014-2015 course.
ADVAC 16: Evolving, adapting and progressing
July 8, 2015, Les Pensières, Annecy (France)
Fondation Mérieux held its 16th annual Advanced Course of Vaccinology (ADVAC) at the Les Pensières Conference Centre May 11 – ...
Beyond Efficacy meeting looks at public health impact of vaccines
July 2, 2015, Les Pensières, Annecy (France)
The meeting Beyond Efficacy: The full public health impact of vaccines in addition to efficacy measured in trials, was organized ...
Success of LABOMEDCAMP Project
June 22, 2015, Bamako (Mali)
10 1st-line laboratories installed in Malian community health centers will give populations access to reliable and rapid diagnosis.