Fondation Merieux

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Fondation Mérieux supports scientific research in Haiti

21 May 2007, Port au Prince (Haiti)

A scientific study of GHESKIO, one of the partners of Fondation Mérieux, has been published in the prestigious 'The Journal of Infectious Diseases' (JID) in their 15 May 2007 issue. This research evaluated the effectiveness of antiretroviral treatments in HIV-infected children in Haiti.

Created in 1982 in Port au Prince, GHESKIO is a center for research, training and care for HIV and other associated infectious diseases. Fondation Mérieux supports scientific research conducted at this institution directed by Jean William Pape.

The study published in the « JID » included a population of 236 children placed on antiretroviral treatment (Top of Page