20 January

CERMEL received by the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

Prof Peter G. KREMSNER, director of Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen and Dr Ayola Akim ADEGNIKA, co-director of CERMEL, have been received by the Gabonese Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Denise MEKAMNE.

This meeting was an opportunity to present a general overview of medical research performed at CERMEL. Special attention was given to recent developments of vaccines against malaria, Ebola disease, hookworms and tuberculosis.

The Minister encouraged the two representatives to continue the work and highlighted the importance of CERMEL for the training for young Gabonese scientists. The encounter was featured in a short report on the national television chain.