Scientific Day

13 June 2019 - Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

Yellow fever vaccine fractional dose

2016, YF outbreaks occurred in Africa as well as in South America.

HIV first-line treatment

New HIV first-line treatment study launched in Malawi.

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The Lancet Global Health in support of francophone scientists

Published on 18.04.2019
The focus is on hard-to-reach groups, including adolescents with HIV .

Survey to measure HIV positive status awareness among female sex workers in Nsanje, Malawi

Published on 11.04.2019
 An outreach team regularly visits the community to raise awareness, prevent sexual violence and inform inhabitants about the availability of medical and social assistance in Nairobi, Kenya

Sexuel and gender based violence support study in Kenya

Published on 02.04.2019

Latest publications

Plaidoyer contre l'exclusion des francophones dans la recherche en santé mondiale

Journal Reference: The Lancet Global Health
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A screening tool for psychological difficulties in children aged 6 to 36 months: cross-cultural validation in Kenya, Cambodia and Uganda.

Journal Reference: BMC pediatrics 2019 Apr 12; 19(1); 108. doi: 10.1186/s12887-019-1461-3. Epub 2019 04 12
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High incidence of intended partner pregnancy among men living with HIV in rural Uganda: Implications for safer conception services.

Journal Reference: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2019 Apr 08; (); Array. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002053. Epub 2019 04 08
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Risk score for predicting mortality including urine lipoarabinomannan detection in hospital inpatients with HIV-associated tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: Derivation and external validation cohort study.

Journal Reference: PLoS medicine 2019 Apr ; 16(4); e1002776. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002776. Epub 2019 04 05
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Sexual and gender based violence study in Kenya - 2019

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HIV-status awareness study Kenya 2018

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Fact sheet yellow fever clinical trial

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Journée scientifique Epicentre

Each year, Epicentre organises a Scientific Day during which the epidemiologist team reports on the works of the previous year. This event brings together MSF field players and world-renown experts, and it is becoming a major meeting place to share knowledge and critical views on the practices and stakes of medicine in humanitarian situations.