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Official photo of the "One Health in practice" Symposium, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos

18/10/22

IRD presented its One Health research projects at the Lao Colloquium "One health in practice" organized on October 13

IRD with the National University of Laos (NUOL) and the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) organized the "One health in practice" Symposium on October 13. This event was an opportunity for IRD researchers to present their projects related to the One Health approach to students and...

Asian vegan and vegetarian cuisine with many hot and spicy dishes

12/09/22

A food contest to raise environmental awareness

As part of a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of protecting human and animal welfare, as well as conserving the environment, the European Union (EU) Representation in Laos collaborated with the Lao government to organize the One Health Fair last weekend.

Fieldwork for the ELAOS project with Dr Sabrina Locatelli

30/08/22

Presentation of the ELAOS Research Project

As part of the OHSEA training activities on Pitch, Dr. Sabrina Locatelli presents the ELAOS research project.

Dr. Sabrina Locatelli presents her research projects during the Symposium

11/08/22

IRD projects in Laos presented at the One Health International Symposium in Bangkok

The One Nakai and ELAOS projects were presented at the Symposium "One Health research projects and methods in Thailand and Southeast Asia" on 19 July 2022.

Assoc. Prof. Nopraenue S. Dhirathiti, Vice President for International Relations, Mahidol University welcomes the participants of the Symposium

25/07/22

Feedback on the "One Health" International Symposium

On July 19, the International Symposium on One Health methods and scientific projects in Thailand and Southeast Asia was held at the Mahidol University in Bangkok. This event brought together IRD researchers and their local partners to develop new dialogues between all the institutions present.

Signature MoU CapThai

15/06/22

Signature of a MoU for the CapThai project

On June 13, a MoU was signed at the French Embassy in Thailand between IRD and the Division of Tuberculosis of the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand to implement the CapThai research project.

Elephant mothers and daughters heading to the water at Elephant Conservation Center (ECC) Sayaboury district, Laos

27/04/22

Kick start of the ELAOS project at the Elephant Conservation Center

In Laos, Tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistant TB represent a significant public health threat. Because of the restrictive measures and the strain on health systems for COVID-19 control, the pandemic has had a negative effect on the number of TB cases (diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up), causing a...

Lutte contre le Sida en Thaïlande dans un laboratoire PHPT à l'Université de Chiang Mai.

06/12/21

Two calls for health proposals for the Southeast Asia area in 2022

L’Initiative is looking for projects to fund for the year 2022. Two calls for proposals concern the Southeast Asia area on the issues of health system strengthening and strengthening awareness and access to care for populations vulnerable to HIV, tuberculosis or malaria.

Soins médicaux apportés à un enfant au Laos

02/12/21

Publication of a scientific article on the daily life of informal caregivers for children with HIV in Laos

This new scientific article published in the journal Moussons addresses issues related to the daily care of children with HIV in Laos. It focuses on informal caregivers, the daily life of sick children and the distribution of care between their entourage and the institutions.

Scientifique étudiant le comportement d'un éléphant en Asie du Sud-Est

01/12/21

Call for proposal "One Health in South East Asia

Until 20 December, the IRD is looking for projects to fund that promote a One Health approach in four South East Asian countries.

Visit of the French Ambassador and the IRD Representative to Chiang Mai University, Thailand

30/11/21

Visit of a delegation from the French Embassy to Chiang Mai University

On November 18 and 19, the French Ambassador to Thailand and the Regional Health Advisor at the French Embassy visited Chiang Mai University to strengthen scientific cooperation between the institution and French research.

Nurses of the hospital of the Faculty of Nursing of the University of Health Sciences in Vientiane, Laos

29/11/21

Nurses respond to the Covid-19 epidemic in Laos

The "NExT COVID-19" project of the Vientiane University of Health Sciences and the TransVIHMI IMU has been selected to receive funding from the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie.

Study of diseases transmitted between bats and humans in South Africa

22/11/21

The third phase of the PREZODE workshops will take place on November 23

On Tuesday November 23, the third phase of PREZODE workshops in East, Southeast and Pacific Asia will take place. These workshops will focus on PREZODE's activities and priority areas as well as potential barriers to change.

Hepatitis virus observed with an electron microscope

09/11/21 - 30/11/21

The Mekong Hepatitis Symposium will hold on Friday November 26, 2021

Registration is now open for the Mekong Hepatitis Symposium on November 26.

Bibliothèque

20/07/21

New Memorandum of Understanding signed between the NSTDA and the IRD

On 5 July 2021, the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a formal framework for future scientific collaborations.

Enquête de terrain sur le comportement alimentaire des éléphants apprivoisés

04/06/21

OHSEA: « One Health in Practice in Southeast Asia »

The steering committee of the OHSEA project "One Health in Practice in Southeast Asia" was held in May 2021.

Road-related deforestation in West Papua

14/05/21

PREZODE Regional Workshop with Asian partners

The PREZODE “ PREventing ZOonotic Disease Emergence” initiative, launched by France with the support of EU, aims to prevent emerging pandemic risks from animals while ensuring food security and livelihood for the poorest communities, and strengthening cooperation within and between several regions...

Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2021

22/03/21 - 24/03/21

Urgently tackling environmental issues: a series of events to address policy-makers in South-East Asia

From March 22 to 24, IRD researchers will be speaking at several side events held alongside the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2021 (APFSD) to urge decision-makers in Southeast Asia to tackle without delay the environmental problems that threaten our future and that of our children.

Moustique anophèle pouvant être vecteur du paludisme

26/11/20

Malaria elimination in India at the heart of a new book

Malaria elimination is on everyone's lips. In light of the achievements of recent years, scientists hope to eradicate malaria worldwide by 2050. An ambitious but not unattainable mission, as Dr Vas Dev demonstrates in his latest book entitled "Vector Biology and Control - An update for malaria...

Kits rapides de dépistage de l'hépatite B

12/10/20

120,000 hepatitis B rapid diagnostic kits donated to IRD by Fondation Mérieux

The handover ceremony for the 120,000 hepatitis B rapid diagnostic kits took place on Monday 28 September at the Residence of the French Embassy in Laos, in the presence of the Minister of Health, Associate Prof. Dr Bounkong Syhavong. IRD will coordinate their distribution to the country's...