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.
8 October 2019 | Lyon (France) and Goma (DRC)
The Mérieux Foundation takes action in response to the Ebola emergency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
An Antonov airplane hired specially by the Mérieux Foundation will take off from the Lyon-Saint Exupery airport (France) on Wednesday October 9. Three container laboratories have been loaded onto the aircraft to bolster efforts to control the Ebola virus disease epidemic. Their final destination is Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).