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Meeting with Olivier Évrard, Xavier Mari, Kanchana Nakhapakorn and Bertrand Lefebvre

25/05/23

GlobalSmog project members meet in Thailand

On Tuesday May 16, Globalsmog's coordinators in Asia and Thailand met their Thai partner, Dr. Kanchana Nakhapakorn, a researcher in remote sensing and geomatics at Mahidol University. The aim of their meeting was to present the project and discuss current research on air pollution in Thailand.

Presentation of the international agenda of the One Health Approach at the Symposium

08/05/23

The symposium "One Health in Practice in Southeast Asia, What's Next?" was held at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology

From April 24 to 26, 2023, the restitution and capitalization colloquium of the Solidarity Fund for Innovative Projects One Health in Southeast Asia, "One Health in Practice in Southeast Asia, What's Next?" was held at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (USTH).

Photo des Responsables de la plateforme de vectorologie avec les Représentants des institutions partenaires (Université de Mahidol, IRD et l'Ambassade de France)

19/04/23

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...

All participants at the CapThai launch meeting

30/03/23

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.

Photo of participants at the LMI PRESTO meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand

20/03/23

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?"

Village lacustre cambodgien

28/02/23

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

Voici l’objectif proposé par un nouveau projet de l’IRD au Laos financé par le Fonds Canadiens d’Initiatives Locales et conduit par l'anthropologue Pascale Hancart Petitet, en collaboration avec Thiane Khamvongsa, artiste et directrice de la Compagnie Les Bêtes sur La Lune, et la troupe de danse FangLao.   Pour mettre en scène les parcours de vie des femmes migrantes, la troupe s'est appuyée sur des entretiens ethnographiques conduits par des représentants d'associations de personnes vivant avec le VIH au L

24/08/20

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.

Laboratory work on emerging diseases.

09/07/20

Regional focus: Infectious diseases in the centre of the scientists’ target

Their names are Florian, Muriel, Andres, Veerle, Louis-Clément... Each morning, a community of IRD researchers working in Southern, Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean wakes up with a simple idea in mind: fighting communicable diseases which have significant effects on the region’s populations.

Promenade Kowloon devant le port Victoria à Hong Kong

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.

Student training at the University of Western Cape, South Africa.

Research in Southern Africa

Research projects are defined and carried out jointly by the French researchers and their counterparts in Southern Africa.