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The Institut Pasteur in Dakar mobilizes researchers to fight against the Ebola virus

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28/03/2014

The Institut Pasteur in Dakar mobilizes researchers under epidemic hemorrhagic fever raging in Guinea.
To support countries in epidemic situations with the implementation of control measures is one of the missions of the Institut Pasteur and the instituts of its network. Researchers from the Institut Pasteur in Dakar and more specialy the Arboviruses and hemorrhagic fevers viruses WHO Collaborating Research Centre (WHOCC arboviruses) are mobilized to identified help and contain hemorrhagic fever raging in Guinea.

Upon the request of the Ministry of Health and WHO in the African Region, Dr. Amadou Sall, Head of WHOCC arboviruses of the Institut Pasteur in Dakar and his team are in affected areas. They joined an international team of emergent biological response.

Institut Pasteur in Cambodia: Inauguration of a Regional Platform of Research on infectious diseases in Southeast Asia

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11/03/2014

The platform has been inaugurated on March 11th, 2014, under the High Presidency of His Excellency Pr MAM Bun Heng, Minister of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia, in the presence of Ambassadors from Asian countries, of Pr Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur, of representatives of AVIESAN and of national and international authorities from ministries of health, sciences and education.

A renovation for the Institut Pasteur in Madagascar

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06/03/2014

On March 6th, 2014 the Professor Christian BRECHOT, President of the Institut Pasteur, has inaugurated the Girard renovated building of the Institut Pasteur in Madagascar. This building built in 1935 has been brought up to international standards with fundings from the French Ministry of Research to meet quality and scientific excellence requirement.

The Institut Pasteur in Guadeloupe is mobilizing against Chikungunya

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19/02/2014

The Institut Pasteur in Guadeloupe is mobilizing against Chikungunya through the development of a rapid detection test allowing the Medical Laboratory to bring a diagnosis to patients within five days after blood sample.

Designation of a WHO Collaborating Centre for Surveillance of Anti-malarial Drug Ressistance - Institut Pasteur in French-Guiana

30/01/2014

The World Health Organisation has designed the Laboratoire de Parasitologie de l'Institut Pasteur de la Guyane as WHO Collaborating Centre for the Surveillance of Anti-malarial Drug Resistance.

Lise Musset and Eric Legrand will act as Heads of this new Centre attached to the WHO Americas Region (AMRO). This designation as a WHO Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) is effective for a period of four years from January 2014 to January 2018.

Visit of S.E. Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority

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18/02/2014

On February 18th, the Institut Pasteur welcomed the Director-General’s delegation of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), S.E. Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor. They were received by Pr Christian Brechot, President of the Institut Pasteur, by Dr. Marc Jouan, General Secretary of the Institut Pasteur International Network and the Head of the Molecular Genetics RNA Viruses Unit/CNR influenzae virus, Pr Sylvie van der Werf.