6 June 2017 | Les Pensières Center for Global Health, Veyrier-du-Lac (France)
On May 7-19, seventy-two students from thirty-eight countries joined the Mérieux Foundation and leading experts in the field for the eighteenth edition of the Advanced Course of Vaccinology (ADVAC).
22 May 2017 | Bamako (Mali)
On April 5, 2017, the second phase of the LABOMEDCAMP project was officially launched at the Charles Mérieux Center for Infectious Diease.
28 April 2017 | Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
On April 27, the Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory was inaugurated at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) in Cambodia. The Laboratory provides a new platform for advanced training and scientific research.
25 April 2017 | Vientiane (Laos)
On Monday, April 24, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos) inaugurated the first Food Safety Laboratory in Vientiane. The 1,200 meter facility will serve as the reference center to monitor and control food quality throughout the country.
28 February 2017 | Antananarivo (Madagascar)
On January 4, 2017, the "Maison Bénédicte" (Bénédicte’s Home) was inaugurated in Antananarivo. Its name commemorates the life of Dr. Bénédicte Contamin, who served as the head of the Mérieux Foundation in Madagascar for almost a decade. The inauguration ceremony for the training and community center, which bears the name of the woman who initiated the first Mérieux Foundation mission to Madagascar in 2006, was attended by Alain Mérieux, the Mérieux Foundation’s President, and its Director General, Benoît Miribel.