Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Fondation Mérieux in Cameroon

In brief

  • First Fondation Mérieux mission in 2010

  • 1 GABRIEL network member: the Biotechnology Center, University of Yaoundé

Support to clinical biology laboratories

Renovation of 2 health facilities in partnership with Institut Pasteur:

  • Public laboratory of Garoua Hospital (Northern Cameroon)

  • Blood bank of Garoua

In response to the Ebola virus epidemic

  • Donation of kits for secure sample collection and transport sent through the RESAOLAB network

  • Renovation of an isolation and treatment center for Ebola virus disease in Douala

*With the support of Fondation Christophe et Rodolphe Mérieux

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