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Education activities

Arboshield: module 2 “Biosafety, biosecurity”. 26 participants from military hospitals, institute of preventive medicine of the Lao army and civil hospitals were split in two sessions of 1 week. 13-24th February 2017

Arboshield: module 3: “laboratory diagnosis of viral vector borne diseases”. 26 participants from military hospitals, institute of preventive medicine of the Lao army and civil hospitals splitted in two sessions of 1 week; 8-19th May 2017.

Dengue virus diagnosis was also carried out: Training sessions for clinical and laboratory staff at District hospitals and Provincial hospitals.

+ 16th May 2017, 13 participants in Xaythany district hospital 07th June 2017, 17 participants in Attapeu provincial hospital
+ 09th June 2017, 20 participants in Saravane provincial hospital
+ 28th June 2017, 3 participant in Hadxaifong district hospital

Vilayouth PHIMOLSARNNUSITH. Master student Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale (May-August 2017).
Phoyphaylinh Prasayasith. Master students Institut de la Francophonie pour la Médecine Tropicale (May-August 2017).

Picture 4: Refresher session on dengue surveillance and diagnosis in a provincial hospital

Scientific communications:

Marc Grandadam: “ECOMORE 2-Laos: surveillance et modelisation pour le contrôle des arboviroses en zones urbaines et peri-urbaines” Journées de la recherche pour le dévelopment. Vientiane, 17 Novembre 2016
Marc Grandadam: “Surveillance des arboviroses et maladies virales émergentes” Journées de la recherche pour le développement. Vientiane, 18 Novembre 2016
Marc Grandadam: “Anticipating dengue season, 2017”. National Dengue meeting. Vientiane, January 26th 2017.
Marc Grandadam: “Dengue-Zika-Chikungunya research in Lao PDR”. Institut Pasteur International Network Regional meeting. Hanoi, 12-13 June 2017
Sompavanh SOMLOR et al. “Chikungunya virus emergence in the Lao PDR, 2012–2013”. Submitted to PLosOne (final revision).