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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 ...
Support for Laboratories
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 ...
Christophe Mérieux Prize
Patricia Brasil winner of the 2018 Christophe Mérieux Prize for her study on pregnant women infected with the Zika virus and neonatal complications
May 30, 2018, Paris (France)
The Fondation Christophe et Rodolphe Mérieux of the Institut de France awarded the 2018 Christophe Mérieux Prize to Dr. Patricia ...
Mérieux Foundation and Malagasy Ministry of Public Health project featured in AMR Control 2018
May 21, 2018, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
The Mérieux Foundation is among the authors of an article published in the journal AMR Control 2018 on the theme: ...
Support for Laboratories
Training for health professionals in Mali on disease prevention and waste management
May 4, 2018, Mali
More than 50 people from Community Health Centers took part in trainings on good hygiene practices in healthcare settings. These ...