Institut Pasteur in Côte d'Ivoire

The Institut Pasteur in Côte d’Ivoire, based in Abidjan, is an Ivoirian public institution.

This institute was created in 1972 and joined the Institut Pasteur International Network in 1989. It is directly under the umbrella of the Ministry of Scientific Research.

Research:

- HIV/AIDS

- Malaria
- Hemorrhagic fevers
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Tuberculosis
- Buruli ulcer
- Flu

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Public health:

- Regional coordinating centres for the campaign against poliomyelitis and measles (accredited by WHO)

- Regional reference laboratory for avian flu
- Medical analyses
- Microbiological analyses for the food industry

Teaching & training:

- Supervision of theses and dissertations

- Capacity building (laboratory management, biosafety and biosecurity)
- Training in laboratory techniques