12 July 2018 | Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh)
The Mérieux Foundation began a new study to identify the pathogens at the onset of Lower Acute Respiratory Infections (LARI) in the context of a humanitarian crisis and to determine the healthcare interventions needed to improve patient care in such a setting.
28 June 2018 | Port-au-Prince (Haiti)
On June 19th, in a ceremony presided over by Haiti’s Minister of Health, Dr. Marie Gréta Roy Clément, the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) launched the first National Laboratory Policy in Haiti. Partners including the European Union, GHESKIO Centres and the Mérieux Foundation met in Port-au-Prince to present the key points, strategies and implementation of this policy.
11 June 2018 | Lyon (France)
The Mérieux Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of Professor Ogobara Doumbo, who passed away June 9th. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones.
30 May 2018 | Paris (France)
The Fondation Christophe et Rodolphe Mérieux of the Institut de France awarded the 2018 Christophe Mérieux Prize to Dr. Patricia Brasil of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for her research on pregnant women infected with the Zika virus and neonatal complications.
18 May 2018 | Washington, D.C. (USA)
On the afternoon of Thursday, May 17th, the Mérieux Foundation USA, DAI, the USAID Preparedness & Response project, and the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) held an event to discuss the current state of pandemic preparedness policy and practice.