19 November 2019 | Niamey (Niger)
RESAOLAB officially launched its 3rd phase of action at an International Steering Committee in Niger
The West African Network of Clinical Biology Laboratories (RESAOLAB) brought together the network’s partners and members in Niamey for its annual International Steering Committee on November 18, 2019. This meeting officially marked the continuation of activities initiated in 2009 and the launch of the new activities planned for the third phase of the project. The event was organized following Niger’s first National Biology Day to facilitate exchanges with clinical biology stakeholders in the network.
13 November 2019 | Donka (Guinea)
The Mérieux Foundation continues its work in Guinea with a training course on laboratory quality management at the Donka National Hospital.
10 November 2019 | (Burkina Faso)
Mobile laboratory deployment exercise in Burkina Faso to strengthen biosecurity capacities of G5 Sahel countries
The Mérieux Foundation, in partnership with the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology (IMB), conducted a deployment exercise for a mobile laboratory in Burkina Faso in early November. The training was part of the G5 Sahel Biosecurity Network activities involving Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad.
24 October 2019 | Lyon (France)
Over 2,300 students and professionals enrolled in the Mérieux Foundation’s first MOOC on quality management
The Mérieux Foundation is launching a MOOC – Massive Open Online Course – on quality management in clinical laboratories. The course, which is open to all, teaches about the implementation of quality management systems.
10 October 2019 | Lyon (France)
The Agence Française de Développement and the Mérieux Foundation continue their commitment to strengthen the West African Network of Clinical Laboratories (RESAOLAB)
Rémy Rioux, Director General of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), today signed a project with Jean-Pierre Bosser, Director General of the Mérieux Foundation, to develop more efficient and reliable laboratory services in West Africa. Strengthening clinical diagnostics is a central public health issue in West Africa. This RESAOLAB project will receive a total of €8.6 million.