Expert seminar: current standards in diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis
From 13. to 17. October 2014 CERMEL hosted the DAAD tuberculosis expert seminar organized in collaboration with the Institute for Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen, Germany
Site visit by a delegation of the national assembly of Gabon
The delegation, headed by the president and vice-president of the National Assembly was given a tour of the tuberculosis lab and the main research laboratory.
Site initiation visit for the upcoming HookVac trial
From 29. September to 3. October 2014 CERMEL received Dr. Nadine Pakker of the Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD)
Site visit for the upcoming HookVac trial
From 27-29 June 2014 CERMEL received Dr. Remko van Leeuwen of the Amsterdam Institut of Global Health and Development (AIGHD)
Laboratory Evaluation by the African Society for Laboratory Medicine
In the context of an EDCTP sponsored lab accreditation initiative of the African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM), the project officer Dr Samba Diallo completed his initial site visit from 16 to 27 June 2014.
Installation of Hain Rapid Diagnosis System for Tuberculosis
From 19 -23 May the Hain Line Probe Assay System was installed by a technician from Hain Kenya. Rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis and identification of resistant strains is now possible at CERMEL.
Construction of A New Parasitology Laboratory Completed
The old parasitology building, which mainly performs diagnostics of geo-helminths and Schistosoma has become too small for its growing level of activity.
Training course for Biomedical Literature search
CERMEL held a two day training course on biomedical literature search and reference management, which was organised by Regis Obiang and Bertrand Lell.