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Meeting between Expertise France and members of the CaPThai project
On Wednesday 14 June, a delegation from Expertise France visited the Division of Tuberculosis (DTB) of the Thai Ministry of Health to meet the CaPThai project teams and assess its progress.
CaPThai team visits Trang Hospital
On Friday May 12, the CaPThai project team visited the facilities dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis at Trang Hospital. This visit, in preparation for future clinical trials, provided an opportunity for exchanges between the hospital's medical staff and members of the...
Launch of the Symposium on the use of viral vectors for gene transfer and genome editing
April 18 was the launch day of the Franco-Thai Symposium on the Study of Viral Vectors. Gathered at the Institute of Molecular Biosciences of Mahidol University, the coordinating scientists of the new Thai Vector Research Center presented their work and the recently inaugurated research platform to...
Launch of CapThai project
The launch meeting of the CapThai project took place on March 28 in Bangkok, in front of about 100 participants, including health care personnel in charge of TB patients. The meeting included a presentation of the program and partner organizations.
IJL PRESTO: Review of the Regional Medical Research Meeting
Woottichai Khamduang and Nicole Ngo-Giang-Huong, coordinators of the PRESTO International Joint Laboratory (IJL), organized a brainstorming meeting on March 14, 2023 on the theme "What research should be conducted to prevent future epidemics/pandemics in Southeast Asia?"
At the heart of villages, preventing the next pandemic with the AfriCam project
Prevention would cost a hundred times less than controlling future pandemics. AFD, CIRAD, IRD and their partners have therefore launched an ambitious project to strengthen surveillance and early detection systems in four African countries and Cambodia. AfriCam is the first project in the Preventing...
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...
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.
Presentation of the ELAOS Research Project
As part of the OHSEA training activities on Pitch, Dr. Sabrina Locatelli presents the ELAOS research project.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
A performance mixing science and dance highlights the vulnerability of migrant women in Laos
Raising awareness among decision-makers and the general public about social and health vulnerabilities of migrant women in Laos through the diffusion of the artistic performance "Live With it" built on scientific data.
[Project] TB-SPEED - Strengthen paediatric tuberculosis services for enhanced early detection
2017 - 2022 Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Cambodia
Black Carbon: the dark side of human activity
This bilingual exhibition for the general public aims to provide an overview of what is known about anthropogenic fine particulate matter air pollution, and to present the health and environmental issues for both Vietnam and Thailand, and South East Asia as a whole.