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  •  Visit of the French President to the Institut Pasteur in Montevideo

    International News | 01.03.2016

    Visit of the French President to the Institut Pasteur in Montevideo

    The French President François Hollande was received at the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo on February 25, 2016 by the President of the Executive Board, Ricardo Ehrlich and the Executive Director of the Institute Pasteur, Luis Barbeito with Uruguayan Ministers of finance and public health.

  • Mrs. Marisol Touraine, Minister of Social Affairs and Health has inaugurated Saturday, February 27, 2016 the new biosafety level 3+ laboratory at the Institut Pasteur of French Guiana.

    International News | 29.02.2016

    Inauguration of a new biosafety level 3+ laboratory (P3 +) at the Institut Pasteur of French Guiana.

    Mrs. Marisol Touraine, Minister of Social Affairs and Health has inaugurated Saturday, February 27, 2016 the new biosafety level 3+ laboratory at the Institut Pasteur of French Guiana.

    This new P3+ laboratory P3 respecting international standards will be equipped with a biosafety cabinet allowing to diagnose hemorragic and emerging viruses. It completes the technical platform of the Institut Pasteur in French Guiana which already has the Amazonian Vectopôle.

     

  • Birdy: assessing the impact of resistant bacterial infections in young children

    International News | 15.02.2016

    Birdy: assessing the impact of resistant bacterial infections in young children

    The research program BIRDY is focused on bacterial infections, including resistant, in small children. On the occasion of the publication in The Lancet of a correspondence calling for accelerated efforts in research and public health in the fight against neonatal bacterial infection and antibiotic resistance in low-income countries, Dr. Awa Ndir, epidemiologist at the Institut Pasteur in Dakar (Senegal) and project coordinator, answers our questions.

  • International News | 20.01.2016

    A new yellow fever vaccines production facility: AFD grants 6.5 million euros to the Institut Pasteur in Dakar Foundation

    In January 19, 2016 in Dakar a € 6.5 million financing agreement was signed, for the construction and equipment of an over 3000 m2 new yellow fever vaccine production facility, in the presence of His Excellency Jean-Félix- Paganon, French Ambassador to Senegal; Laurence Hart, Director of the French Development Agency (AFD) in Senegal and Professor André Spiegel, Director of the Institut Pasteur Foundation in Dakar (FIPD).

    Without treatment, vaccination is the only way to fight against yellow fever. Today, the number of produced vaccines is insufficient to meet the needs of populations in endemic countries. This project will enable the FIPD, pre-qualified by WHO for the production of this vaccine, to develop responses activities against epidemics, to monitoring surveillance of arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fever and to intensify training.

  • International News | 30.12.2015

    The Institut Pasteur in Bangui confirms cases of monkeypox virus infection in Central African Republic

    The Institut Pasteur in Bangui confirmed cases of monkeypox virus infection in Bangassou about 800 km from Bangui capital city of the Central African Republic.

    A team from Doctors without Borders Belgium located in this area at the border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has collected samples from two children of the same family who presented with rashes (maculopapular) after consuming thryonomys meat a rodent locally known as sibissi.

    One of the children, aged 9 years died. As the clinical picture was not in favor of a measles infections, highly endemic in Central African Republic, the samples were sent to the Institut Pasteur in Bangui for analysis.

  • The Institut Pasteur in French Guiana detects the first case of Zika virus in French Guiana.

    International News | 18.12.2015

    The Institut Pasteur in French Guiana detects the first case of Zika virus in French Guiana.

    The virology laboratory of the Institut Pasteur in French Guiana (National Reference Centre for arboviruses, associated laboratory for the Antilles and French Guiana) has just confirmed the first case of Zika virus in Guiana. To date, no local transmission has been identified. This case was imported from the neighboring Surinam where the Institut Pasteur in French Guiana virology laboratory already confirmed last month the first case of Zika virus infection .

     

  • Climate change & health

    International News | 30.11.2015

    Climate change & health: Christian Bréchot calls for more research in the international journal PKB

    As the UN Conference on Climate change opens in Paris, Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur contributes an article on the need for more research to better predict the impact of climate change on health in the COP21 special edition of the international journal Presidency Key Brief,

     

    PKB, a journal that is both anticipatory and reflective in regards to the challenges of globalization, transition, and sustainable development, uses this special edition to give voice to the personalities involved in organizing COP21 (including Francois Hollande, Laurent Fabius, Nicolas Hulot, etc.), to major climate change stakeholders and to international experts that have contributied articles around 12 sustainable development subjects.

     

    The entire magazine is available online here in French and English.

  • International News | 30.10.2015

    Visit to the Institut Pasteur of Mr José Mujica, former President of Uruguay

    On October 27th, 2015 the Institut Pasteur was pleased to welcome Mr José Mujica, who was the 40th President of Uruguay between 2010 and 2015, now Senator. He was accompanied by Mrs Lucia Topolansky, Senator, and Ricardo Ehrlich, former Minister of Education and Culture in Uruguay and current Chairman of the Board from the Institut Pasteur in Montevideo.

     

    When visiting the Alzari Pedro's laboratory, Mr José Mujica discussed with many Latin American PhD students and post-docs from the Campus.

  • International News | 29.10.2015

    Hunting the Nipah virus at the Institut Pasteur in Cambodia

    As part of a vast program to combat infectious encephalitis in South-East Asia, scientists at the Institut Pasteur in Cambodia are focusing their research on the bats that carry the Nipah virus, an emerging infectious agent that causes the disease. Their aim is to prevent or limit a possible future epidemic in Cambodia.

  • International News | 12.10.2015

    October 14-16: Annual Symposium of the Institut Pasteur International Network

    The Scientific Symposium of the Institut Pasteur International Network, held from October 14 to 16, 2015 at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, will this year be based on the theme "Global Health and One Health", looking at the need for a global approach to health research.

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