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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 ...
Support for Laboratories
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 ...
WASH in Madagascar: Educating children, parents and teachers about the role of good hygiene to prevent infectious diseases
September 27, 2018, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
In Madagascar, diarrheal diseases are one of the three leading causes of death in children from 6 to 23 months ...
Launch of a study on lower acute respiratory infections in Rohingya refugee camps to improve and adapt patient care in a humanitarian crisis
July 12, 2018, Cox's Bazar (Bangladesh)
The Mérieux Foundation is conducting a new study to identify the pathogens at the onset of Lower Acute Respiratory Infections ...
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The Ministry of Public Health and Population launches Haiti’s first National Laboratory Policy
June 28, 2018, Port-au-Prince (HaIti)
As part of the SPHaïtiLAB project, the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) launched the first National Laboratory Policy ...
Professor Ogobara Doumbo: death of a public health visionary, mentor and role model for generations of scientists in Africa and worldwide
June 11, 2018, Lyon (France)
The Mérieux Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of Professor Ogobara Doumbo, who passed away June 9th. Our thoughts ...