19 January 2016 | Lyon (France)
A long awaited tool for dengue prevention and control has finally become available in three endemic countries. During the month of December, health authorities in Mexico, the Philippines and Brazil granted marketing authorization for the first dengue vaccine.
18 December 2015 | Lyon (France)
Fondation Mérieux organized the 2nd Asian Pacific Vaccinology Meeting on 30 November - 3 December in Bangkok, Thailand.
10 November 2015 | Niamey (Niger)
Two initiatives to strengthen biomedical analysis laboratories and support epidemic surveillance: RESAOLAB and WARDS. Foundation stone laid for building to house Niger’s Division of Health Laboratories.
6 October 2015 | Yangon (Myanmar)
Fondation Mérieux trained the teams at the National Health Laboratory (NHL) to provide reliable viral load monitoring to Burmese patients.
21 September 2015 | San Diego (USA)
Results from Fondation Mérieux’s multicenter study presented at ICAAC/ICC: causes of childhood pneumonia in developing countries
Unprecedented study with 8 developing countries on 3 continents. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the #1 cause of pneumonia in children under 5.