News 2020

02 August

Visit of the Minister of Health and the head of the national COVID-19 taskforce

On Sunday, 2. August 2020, CERMEL received the Minister of Health, Dr. Guy Patrick Obiang Ndong, accompanied by the head of the national taskforce committee for COVID-19

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03 March

International research partnership to invest €44m in next-generation antimalarials

EDCTP grants the PAMAfrica research consortium €21.9 million over a 5 year period; MMV, Novartis and other partners will provide an additional €22 million.

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23 February


Dear friends and collaborators,
It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing on Sunday 23 February 2020 of our dearest Dr. Saadou Issifou, MD PhD, our former Director from 2001 to 2013. He was most recently the President of the “Fondation pour la Recherche Scientifique” (FORS) in Cotonou, in his home country of Benin. He was also Research group leader at the Institute for Tropical Medicine at the University of Tübingen in Germany, as well as a lecturer at the University of Parakou, in Benin.

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21 January

HelmViT Workshop

Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné, (CERMEL) in collaboration with the German partners, in particular the Technical University of Munich and the University of Tübingen, and the Ministry of Health are organizing an international workshop on African women's health from 21 to 24 January 2020

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13 January

Immunology courses

The Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné (CERMEL), in collaboration with Makerere/UVRI Centre of Excellence Infection and Immunity is organizing a week of courses in the immunology of tropical diseases at CERMEL from 13 to 18 January 2020.

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