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Tuberculose : test LAM
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Improving diagnosis of tuberculosis in severely malnourished children.

Published on 11.05.2021
Birgit Schramm and Helena Huerga in collaboration with MSF teams have just demonstrated the potential value of urine lateral-flow lipoarabinomannan (L...
Tuberculosis Malnutrition
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Maradi_Eric Bouvet
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Malaria: the fight continues

Published on 23.04.2021
Epicentre is involved at several levels in the fight against malaria, working with MSF for prevention in several Sahel countries and as part of an int...
Malaria
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Test diagnostique rapide COVID
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COVID-19: First Evaluation of Rapid Diagnostic Tests in resource-limited Environment Demonstrates Good Sensitivity

Published on 30.03.2021
Faced with logistical difficulties associated with PCR tests, the gold standard for diagnosing COVID-19 cases, MSF, the Cameroon Ministry of Public He...
COVID-19
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Diagnostic Tuberculose à Nsanje Malawi
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Toward a simpler diagnosis of tuberculosis in people living with HIV

Published on 22.03.2021
Tuberculosis, particularly among HIV-positive people, is still too widely under-diagnosed and therefore untreated. It is the main cause of death among...
Tuberculosis
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Recherche Maradi Niger
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How the Covid-19 experience will be used for other infectious diseases in Niger

Published on 16.03.2021
In Niger, the COVID-19 pandemic has enabled the deployment of the Alert-CoVid-19 platform, which can be used for diseases with a recurrent resurgence ...
COVID-19 Meningococcal meningitis Cholera Measle
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formation en ligne
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RepEpi: 5 days of training to better fight against epidemics

Published on 11.03.2021
Unpredictable and often deadly, epidemics occur regularly throughout the world. To better respond to them, Epicentre and MSF are training MSF doctors ...
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Dan Nyehangane et son équipe dans le centre de Mbarara
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Epicentre Research Centre in Uganda is among accredited Laboratories to carry out COVID-19 testing

Published on 08.02.2021
The Epicentre Research Centre in Uganda is one of 20 centres in the country accredited to perform PCR testing for covid-19. Dan Nyehangane, Lab coordi...
Covid19 Mbarara
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covid gymnase_MSF_SeroPrevalence
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Covid-19: High seroprevalence of antibodies among people living in precarious situations in île-de-France

Published on 06.02.2021
A seroprevalence survey conducted by Epicentre with MSF and Pasteur Institut
SARS-CoV-2 COVID seroprevalence Precarious France
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Yap Boum
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Ways to better diagnose Buruli Ulcer

Published on 27.01.2021
Burili ulcer is an infectious disease classified as a neglected tropical disease by the WHO. One of the challenges is to improve diagnosis, which is s...
Buruli Ulcer
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Traitement par chimiothérapie au Centro de Referencia de Alto-Maé à Maputo au Mozambique
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Towards a better and more effective treatment of AIDS-associated Kaposi sarcoma in Mozambique

Published on 21.01.2021
A study conducted in Mozambique by MSF, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, the Mozambique Ministry of Health and Epicentre shows pegylated liposomal d...
Kaposi’s sarcoma HIV