Launch of the AFRIBIOTA research program: a new approach in the fight against child malnutrition


More than 30 Madagascan and international scientists and clinicians met from March 7 to 9, 2016 at the Institut Pasteur in Madagascar for the official launch of the AFRIBIOTA project, an ambitious multidisciplinary research program to improve our understanding of chronic child malnutrition. The long-term aim of this innovative program, which combines fundamental and clinical research – especially research into the intestinal microbiota in children in conjunction with social science and neuroscience research – is to develop new diagnostic approaches that can be easily used in the field.

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