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An update on the latest studies conducted by Epicentre to combat this infectious disease
Field epidemiology activities, research projects and training sessions in support of Médecins sans frontières
Field epidemiology activities, research projects and training sessions in support of Médecins sans frontières

Latest news

Cancer Mali

A 2-in-1 to screen cervical cancer in Malawi

Published on 30.11.2023
OUganda Eric Bouvet

Tuberculosis: Improving screening and preventive treatment for contact cases, thanks to community health workers

Published on 30.10.2023
Teens Club Zimbabwe

Towards a more accurate diagnosis of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Adolescents in Zimbabwe

Published on 12.10.2023

Latest publications

Experiences and perceptions of urine sampling for tuberculosis testing among HIV patients: a multisite qualitative descriptive study.

BMJ open 2023 Nov 30; 13(11); . doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058805. Epub 2023 11 30
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Evaluating newly approved drugs in combination regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis with fluoroquinolone resistance (endTB-Q): study protocol for a multi-country randomized controlled trial.

Trials 2023 Nov 30; 24(1); . doi: 10.1186/s13063-023-07701-6. Epub 2023 11 30
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Real life condition evaluation of Inoserp PAN-AFRICA antivenom effectiveness in Cameroon.

PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2023 Nov 08; 17(11); . doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0011707. Epub 2023 11 08
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Cost-effectiveness of community-based household tuberculosis contact management for children in Cameroon and Uganda: a modelling analysis of a cluster-randomised trial.

Lancet Glob Health; doi: Epub 2023 10 30
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Discover our training courses

Transmitting and transferring epidemiological knowledge is an integral part of Epicentre's mission. Training courses are provided throughout the year to MSF staff and beyond.

Learn more about our two research centers

Research Center in Uganda

At the heart of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) and Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH), Epicentre has b...

Research Center in Niger

Epicentre has a research center in Maradi, Niger. This center in the heart of sub-Saharan Africa allows us to provide appropriate ...