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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.

Rencontre entre Dr. Éric Deharo et Mr. Kravong IM à l'Institut de Technologie du Cambodge

24/05/22

Discussions on OHSEA projects in Cambodia between the IRD Representative in Laos and the Head of the AUF-Cambodia office

During a visit to Cambodia, the IRD Representative in Laos had the opportunity to discuss the Cambodian One Health in Southeast Asia (OHSEA) projects with the Head of the AUF-Cambodia office.

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...

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.

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...

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22/03/21

Watch again: francophone science in Zimbabwe

The IRD and its partners participated in the French language week in Harare, via an online conference on French-speaking research carried out in Zimbabwe.

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.

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10/03/21

Join the Harare French language week online!

The IRD is participating in the French language week organized by the Francophonie stakeholders in Harare, via an online conference on 19 March.

Veterinary training aiming at improving the animal disease surveillance system. Susan Katsande, veterinary trainer.

04/03/21

[Video] Immersion in the fight against zoonotic and animal diseases in Zimbabwe

Scientists from IRD, CIRAD and the University of Zimbabwe set up training courses and research projects to strengthen the country's autonomy in the face of animal and zoonotic diseases, via the CAZCOM project. Meet them in the field, in this video!

Road-related deforestation in West Papua

11/01/21

One Planet Summit: launch of PREZODE, a first-ever international initiative to prevent future pandemics

PREZODE, an initiative to prevent emerging zoonotic risks and pandemics, was announced on the occasion of the One Planet Summit for biodiversity held on 11 January. Initiated by three French research institutes – INRAE, CIRAD and IRD – PREZODE already mobilised more than 1,000 researchers from 50...

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...

Bat.

16/11/20

Sustainable and reliable tools to control zoonotic diseases in Zimbabwe

Following the upgrading of a biomolecular lab thanks to the CAZCOM project, the launch of the PACMAN project strengthens the autonomy of Zimbabwe to control animal and zoonotic diseases.

Le moustique-tigre (Aedes albopictus) est une espèce qui peut inoculer une trentaine de virus en zone tropicale, notamment la dengue.

13/11/20 - 05/12/20

Call for Applications WANIDA Network: Etiology of Infectious Diseases in West Africa

The thematic network WANIDA (West African network for infectious diseases ACE), is calling for applications for thesis or master's degree scholarships to support its scientific programme on infectious diseases in West Africa.

Wanda Markotter, a professor at the University of Pretoria and a partner of IRD researchers in Zimbabwe, coordinates the field trip and oversees the students taking samples on bats.

13/10/20

[Video] #SciChat 1 - Meet Wanda Markotter

#SciChat is a mini interview-series on the African counterparts of our IRD, CNRS or Cirad French scientists leading research in the region (Southern Africa, East Africa and the Indian Ocean). For this first video, we met with Wanda Markotter, virologist at the University of Pretoria.

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...

Petite fille utilisant un produit désinfectant pour se laver les mains

19/08/20

Laotian project PHYDELAO selected by AUF to continue its fight against the transmission of COVID19

Competing with nearly 2000 projects from 79 countries around the world, the Laotian project PHYDALEAO (PHYto-Desinfectants against the airborne spread of SArs-COV2) has just been selected to be funded by a special fund of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) devoted to the fight against...

Un médiateur du Centre de recherche et de formation en infectiologie de Guinée (CERFIG) reçoit une patiente pour une visite du projet PostEboGui, qui permet le suivi et la prise en charge des guéris d'Ebola depuis la fin de l'épidémie en Guinée.

24/07/20

Ebola Survivors Present Severe Immune System Abnormalities Two Years After Recovery

Four years after the end of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and as it continues to wreak havoc in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the scientific community wonders about the after-effects that may remain among survivors. To learn more, researchers from Inserm and Université Paris-Est Créteil at...