Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Fondation Mérieux in Niger

In brief

  • First Fondation Mérieux mission in 2013

  • RESAOLAB network member since 2013

  • Fondation Mérieux office : 1 Nigerien employee

RESAOLAB program achievements

  • Renovation of the National School of Public Health (Ecole Nationale de Santé Publique) which will become the initial training facility for Nigerien healthcare personnel

RESAOLAB program actions

  • Dissemination of the national laboratory policy and the national quality assurance plan to every public and private laboratory in the country

  • National RESAOLAB steering committee every year

  • Training of trainers in the RESAOLAB network

  • Supervision sessions for laboratories to assess performance and needs

In response to the Ebola virus epidemic

  • Donation of kits for secure sample collection and transport

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