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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...

Jean-Marc Dubost enquête sur le terrain à Elephant Conservation Center

15/02/22

PhD defense on self-medication of animals and traditional medicine

On Friday 18 February, Jean-Marc Dubost, PhD student in Eco-anthropology, will defend his thesis at the Musée de l'Homme in Paris. This thesis has been realized thanks to a 12 months field study in Laos.

Proteas

14/02/22

New researchers appointments in Southern Africa

Our joint office is pleased to welcome three researchers in the region: Virginie Rougeron and Franck Prugnolle posted at IRL REHABS, and Isabelle Robene at the University of Stellenbosch.

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Fighting Dengue: Challenges and Recent Advances in Indonesia
The French Institute of Indonesia (IFI Jakarta) brought together specialists in vector-borne diseases on February 3 for a webinar entitled "Dengue fever in Indonesia: the challenges to be met".
Exposition photographique sur le thème "Vivre avec / Live with it" à l’Institut Français du Laos

10/12/21

A photographic exhibition on the topic "Vivre avec / Live with it" at the French Institute of Laos

The photographic exhibition features choreography by actors and dancers who artistically interpret IRD's ethnographic work on the everyday lives of people living with HIV in Laos.

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.

visuel OSS

25/10/21

Ocean sciences are essential in the fight against climate change

Full steam ahead toward the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). On October 25, Ifremer, the CNRS and the IRD, with support from the Ocean & Climate Platform and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, are launching a digital world tour of ocean and climate sciences, christened...

Signature du MoU entre l'IRD et DALaM

24/08/21

Renewal of a cooperation agreement between the Lao Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and IRD

On 9 of August 2021, Dr Nivong Sipaseuth, Director General of the Department of Agricultural Land Management (DALaM) of the Laotian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Dr Eric Deharo, Representative of IRD in Laos signed the renewal of an agreement of scientific and technical cooperation...

 Travail en laboratoire sur la Tuberculose

20/07/21

IRD partner of UNITE4TB : a new era in tuberculosis treatment development

The UNITE4TB project, new consortium in which IRD is a partner, aims to advance tuberculosis research and enable the development of new, safe and affordable treatment solutions for tuberculosis patients worldwide.

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.

AriaCov project (action research project in support of the African response to the Covid-19 epidemic).

16/07/21

AFROSCREEN: a COVID-19 response program to boost variant surveillance in 13 African countries

The Agence française de développement (AFD) and ANRS | Maladies infectieuses émergentes, in partnership with the Institut Pasteur, IRD, and laboratories across 13 African countries, are launching the joint AFROSCREEN project. This project meets an urgent need for surveillance of the development of...

Bandeau HW

16/06/21

Hello World! #2 - One Health: wellness at every level

The second episode of Hello World!, the IRD programme dedicated to the science of sustainable solutions, is being broadcast live on 30 June. It will be dedicated to "One Health: wellness at every level".

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...