23rd Epicentre Scientific Day
The 23rd Epicentre Scientific Day, will take place on thursday, 30 May 2013, at 'L'Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris.
Recent findings confirm that reduction of HIV transmission is now achievable through scale-up of testing, prevention (including voluntary male circumcision) and ART treatment programs. However, essential data for evaluating programmatic outcomes and impact at the population level in sub-Saharan Africa are rare.Read more
The Central African Republic is in a state of chronic medical emergency. Many years of instability and insecurity have had a serious impact on health, with a resurgence of diseases such as yellow fever and measles.Read more
There are approximately 225-600 million new malaria infections worldwide annually, with severe and cerebral malaria representing major causes of death internationally.Read more
Epicentre develops and delivers training linked with field epidemiology, primarily intended for MSF personnel and sometimes for staff from other NGOs staff. Training sessions contribute to higher quality of field work.
Epicentre research activities are organized around three departments:
Epicentre opened two research bases: