Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Fondation Mérieux in Togo

In brief

  • First Fondation Mérieux mission in 2013

  • RESAOLAB network member since 2013

  • Fondation Mérieux office: 1 Togolese employee

RESAOLAB program actions

  • Building of the Division of Laboratories of the Ministry of Health of Togo

In response to the Ebola virus epidemic

  • Training for laboratory personnel, donation of kits for secure sample collection and transport

  • Renovation and equipment of training rooms of the university

Current research project

  • PneumoTone study on etiologic agents responsible for pneumonia in a cohort of patients with respiratory diseases in the city of Dapaong.
    The second phase of PneumoTone project started early 2015 and will end in 2017. The project now takes into account vaccination campaigns on the prevalence of respiratory pathogens detected in the samples.

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