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Epicentre is a partner of famous medical and scientific research teams, and develops a practice using modern scientific knowledge, in particular in the field of epidemiology.

Since June 2002, CERMES from Niamey, Niger, has been a Public Institution oriented on Science and Techniques (EPST), under the authority of the Ministry of Public Health (MPH).




The Harvard Medical School conducts vast amounts of basic and clinical research in numerous locations around Boston.



The Institut de Médecine Tropicale (ITM) from Antwerp, Belgium, is a Research Institute dedicated to all disease and public health issues linked to environmental and socio-economic conditions in developing countries.



The Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, a unique research organization in European research on development, is dedicated to research in the South, for the South and with the South.



Laboratoire Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, UMR 5558 at CNRS and University Claude Bernard Lyon I is organized around two federating themes: “Biometry” and “Evolutionary Biology”. This specificity fostered the creation of the laboratory and gives it its originality. LBBE, with its science and health component, is located in several sites in Lyons..




La Maison de Solenn, Receiving teenagers and their families, assessing their needs, offering psychiatric care and sleep disorder care, and guiding young people; LMS uses all forms of expression and creation. Multi-disciplinary work, as well as teaching and research in the field of adolescence and its suffering are the missions of La Maison de Solenn, a teenager centre.”




Massachusetts General Hospital has the largest hospital-based research program in the United States that translates basic scientific discoveries and uses clinical trials to transform patient care.



The Mbarara University of Technology and Science (Uganda) mission is to provide quality and relevant education at national and international level with particular emphasis on Science and Technology and its application to community development.



World Health Organization (a center that collaborates with Epicentre)



The Abdou Moumouni University of Niamey, Niger is focused on: post high school education, continuing education for senior managers, and basic and applied scientific research.


The INSERM U669 Unit addresses mental health issues in a public health standpoint. Two large themes are covered: destructive behaviours in teenagers and young adults, and therapeutic assessment in psychiatry.