10 June 2021 - Scientific Day

Epidemiology, medical research, innovation: a day to discover the latest advances


Transmission of the virus, clinical facts, laboratory-based diagnosis, treatments, ...

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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

Test diagnostique rapide COVID

COVID-19: First Evaluation of Rapid Diagnostic Tests in resource-limited Environment Demonstrates Good Sensitivity

Published on 30.03.2021
Diagnostic Tuberculose à Nsanje Malawi

Toward a simpler diagnosis of tuberculosis in people living with HIV

Published on 22.03.2021
Recherche Maradi Niger

How the Covid-19 experience will be used for other infectious diseases in Niger

Published on 16.03.2021

Latest publications

Epidemiological, clinical, and public health response characteristics of a large outbreak of diphtheria among the Rohingya population in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 2017 to 2019: A retrospective study.

Journal Reference: PLoS medicine 2021 Apr 01; 18(4); e1003587. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003587. Epub 2021 04 01
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Africa needs local solutions to face the COVID-19 pandemic.

Journal Reference: Lancet (London, England) 2021 Mar 24; (); Array. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00719-4. Epub 2021 03 24
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Decentralised hepatitis C testing and treatment in rural Cambodia: evaluation of a simplified service model integrated in an existing public health system.

Journal Reference: The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology 2021 Mar 18; (); Array. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(21)00012-1. Epub 2021 03 18
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Measles: the long walk to elimination drawn out by COVID-19.

Journal Reference: The Lancet. Global health 2021 Mar ; 9(3); e223-e224. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00020-6. Epub 2021 02 22
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Latest resources

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The Figaro Sciences - The fight against malaria at a standstill (FR)

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Humanitarian alternatives - A humanitarian perspective on the French response to the coronavirus epidemic

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La Croix - Tribune - Emmanuel Baron - Believe or convince, you have to choose (FR)

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Epicentre Scientifique Day

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-renowned 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.