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Christophe Mérieux Prize
Maryline Bonnet receives the 2019 Christophe Mérieux Prize for her research on tuberculosis in developing countries
June 6, 2019, Paris (France)
The 2019 Christophe Mérieux Prize was awarded by Fondation Christophe et Rodolphe Mérieux of the Institut de France to Maryline ...
20th anniversary of ADVAC: celebrating one of the first advanced courses of vaccinology
May 23, 2019, Les Pensières Center for Global Health, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)
The Advanced Course of Vaccinology (ADVAC) is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Each year in May, a group of senior decision-makers ...
Hackathon at the Les Pensières Center for Global Health for the creation of the WHO Academy in Lyon
March 29, 2019, Les Pensières Center for Global Health, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)
Fondation Mérieux partnered with the World Health Organization (WHO) for a hackathon on March 21 and 22 at Les Pensières ...
Support for Laboratories
The BAMS training in Haiti evolves and integrates the Bachelor of Medical Biology from the State University of Haiti
March 28, 2019, Port-au-Priince (Haiti)
The Bachelor of Applied Medical Sciences (BAMS) is a professional training program for senior laboratory technicians launched in 2011 in ...
Support for Laboratories
Strengthening the skills of laboratory technicians in Cambodia and Laos
March 14, 2019, Cambodge & Laos
As the quality of test results depends on the skills of laboratory staff, the Mérieux Foundation organizes training sessions in ...
10th anniversary of the Center of Infectiology Lao Christophe Mérieux: a leading center for infectious disease diagnosis, research and training in Laos
February 21, 2019, Vientiane (Laos)
The Center of Infectiology Lao Christophe Mérieux is celebrating its tenth anniversary today at a ceremony under the high authority ...
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 ...
REDISSE: epidemiological surveillance strengthened in 47 ECOWAS health districts
February 7, 2019, West Africa
Between December 2018 and January 2019, the Mérieux Foundation and the Center for International Cooperation in Health and Development (CCISD) ...
Workshop on dengue pre-vaccination screening organized by GDAC and PDC at Les Pensières Center for Global Health
January 21, 2019, Les Pensières Center for Global Health, Veyrier du Lac (France)
The Mérieux Foundation hosted the workshop "Dengue pre-vaccination screening based on serostatus: rapid tests and implementation strategies" organized by PDC ...
Agence Française de Développement, Institut Pasteur and the Mérieux Foundation seal their partnership to rebuild the National Health Laboratory of Myanmar
December 21, 2018, Paris (France)
Rémy Rioux, Director General of Agence Française de Développement (AFD), signed on Friday, December 21st a delegation agreement for a ...
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 ...